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Choose a fire hose reel by insiders’ advice

Fire hose reel is a firefight device, consisting of valve, input pipe, reel, hose and gun. It can spray extinguishing agent in the process of rapidly unfolding the hose.

Fire hose reels can be divided into the water, dry powder, and foam fire hose reels according to the extinguishing agent their delivered. And in terms of usage occasions there are the fire engines used type and non-fire engines used type.

Fire hose reel has five rated working pressures: 0.8MPa, 1.0MPa, 1.6MPa, 2.5MPa, and 4.0MPa. When the hose inside diameter is of 13mm, 16mm, 19mm or 25mm, the hose length is 15m, 20m, 25m, or 30 mm. When the hose inside diameter is of 32mm or 38mm, the hose length is 30m, 40m, or 60mm. For example, the extinguishing agent is water, the rated working pressure of 0.8MPa, the hose inside diameter of 19mm, hose length 25m fire hose reel, then the model specifications: JPSO.8-19/25.

Each fire hose reel products are marked of the reel models, specifications, trademarks (or the trade name), production date and number on the hose reel. Therefore, we must pay more attention to the applicability and matching when selection or installation.

In the purchase of fire hose reel we must buy those have obtained qualified type inspection report and check carefully.

Purchaser and users should pay attention to the obvious position with text and graphics to indicate the proper use of fire hose reel and periodic inspection requirements.

Fire hose reel is usually installed inside fire hydrant box. In order to ensure the safety of the fire and prevent misuse, do not operate as you like because of its connection with fire-fighting water supply system.

Fire hose reel maintenance and replacement work should be carried out by the fire hose reel production enterprise or professional repair installed units.

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