What is fire hoses used for? Fire hoses are widely applied for transporting high pressure water or other flame-retardant liquids. This piece will mainly introduce PU fire hoses for you. You can see from the pictures, There are single PU lining with polyester jacket cover option and double PU layers (both lining and outer cover) option. First of all, let’s look at the single PU lining with polyester jacket covered fire hose. The outer woven layer is made of braided polyester, which is anti-abrasion, meanwhile the polyester jacket allow the fire hose to withstand higher working pressure. And the polyurethane lining has good wear resistant performance, and is able to working with a wide temperature range. In addition, the PU fire hose is ozone and UV resistant. Compared with rubber lining fire hoses, PU lining fire hoses are lighter and easier to use.
Based on the production technique difference, we, Everflex can produce 8 bar, 10 bar, 13 bar, 16 bar, 20 bar, and 25 bar working pressure PU lining fire hoses. Single PU lining layflat fire hoses are already performed good for using. It is not hard to imagine that double PU layers (both lining and outer cover) fire hose will be better on withstanding higher pressure. If you need fire hoses, you can contact us, we have professional sales team can explain our different fire hose types to you.
Furthermore, there are some tips for you with concerned of fire hose maintenance. First, the storage management people need to classify the fire hoses according to the quality, create a numbered book, then you can know about the quality and fire hoses conditions in time. Establishing a hose maintenance system is important. Secondly, about the storage, the fire hoses should be stored in a suitable temperature and ventilated place. Thirdly, when the fire hoses in use, you should avoid sudden twists and forcibly dragging. Meanwhile you should avoid the fire hoses contacting with corrosive liquids such as oil, acid alkali, and prevent the fire hoses contacting with the hard objects causing damages. And there is any damages, you need to find it in time and mark them. The fire hoses should be checked regularly and repair in time. If you need fire hoses, welcome to contact us. Get more information.