There are more and more fire fighting facilities. But the manage and use of fire hoses are lagging behind. Many people do not know the relevant common sense of manage and use. Besides, they do not focus on the maintain at ordinary times. Then it can easily cause damage to the hoses.
Classification of layflat water hose
By the material, it can be linen, synthetic fiber and cotton hose.
As for the structure, it has lined and unlined hoses.
Based on the pressure, it can be light duty, middle duty and heavy duty fire hose. Light duty hose has 0.8Mpa, 1Mpa and 1.3Mpa. While middle duty flat hose has 2.5Mpa. Then heavy duty fire hose has over 4Mpa
Use and management of layflat fire hose
When you connect the hose to the interface, line with a layer of soft protection. While during the use, never suddenly bend the fire hose. Besides, do not drag the flat hose on the ground at will. Prevent the direct action of flame and radiant heat. In addition, do not let the water hose come into contact with high temp objects. What’s more, keep your hose away from oil, acid and alkali.
Use a better quality hose closer to the water pump outlet. When laying a water hose vertically to a high place, hook the water hose. While if set the fire fighter water hose through a road, use a bridge to protect it.
How to maintain fire hose
All hoses should be classified according to quality, numbered and stored in a register; the storage room should be well ventilated and avoid direct sunlight. The hose should be placed vertically in a roll on the hose rack, and should be turned over at least once a year during long-term storage.
Move twice and swap hems once.