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    Default Hose and Appliance Replacement Standards?

    Are there standards for replacement of hose and adapters? We are trying to replace old cotton hose and brass appliances.

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    NFPA 1961 "Standard on Fire Hose" states that "....fire departments should give careful consideration to a 10-year maximum service life under normal operating conditions". As far as appliances I am not aware of a service life.

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    Could make a good case that Storz appliances that do not have locks on the couplings should be replaced for safety reasons.
    Last edited by neiowa; 05-20-2009 at 09:38 AM.

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