Fire hose is the necessary part for fire fighting. While the fire hose nozzles are the key parts on a fire fighting hose. How much do you know about the fire hose coupling? Then next let me introduce you.
When using a fire hose, you should connect a high pressure hose to the water pump. Then you need to prevent the fire hose from being flushed out by high pressure water. When laying the fire hose, you should avoid sharp or sharp objects. As well as a type of oil. Besides, set the bridge to protect the fire truck hose.
So do you know how many types of fire hose joints there are
A coupling is what connects a hose to a hose, fire pump, hydrant or mobile water monitor. Mainly include hose interface, pipe thread, valve cover, internal thread, external thread, reducer, etc. As for the types of fire hose coupling, there are storz, camlock, thread, male, female, etc.
How to connect the fire hose connector
Knowing the types of fire hose nozzles, let’s take a look at how to connect the fire hose connectors.
1. When connecting the internal buckle interface, insert the buckle claw into the chute. Then turn it fully clockwise. When connecting the hose, it is also necessary to straighten the fire hose. Because this can prevent it from twist and causing the interface to detach on its own.
2. When connecting the plug-in interface, you should insert it until you hear the sound of the spring pin extending into the card slot to ensure a reliable connection. In addition, the spec of civil fire hose is 65mm. And the interfaces at both ends are the same. Thus you can directly plug it into the fire hydrant. The fire hoses of the fire brigade use 65mm and 80mm. While the interfaces at both ends of the hoses are different.