All-American Hose

Snap-tite TPX from All-American Hose offers a unique three-ply construction – a tough ribbed outer cover, smooth nitrile liner and reinforced tightly woven jacket for maximum strength and flexibility. TPX keeps friction loss to a minimum delivering more flow, yet lays flatter and takes up less room in the hose bed. With unmatched abrasion, puncture resistance and less snaking, TPX is the only nitrile rubber large-diameter hose guaranteed for life against weeping pinhole leaks.

Hannay Reels

Hannay Reels introduces the most compact low-height reel available for rescue applications. Hannay Reels ELF Series reel is designed for compact spaces on rescue vehicles where specific height requirements must be met. It takes up 70 percent less space than traditional reels while maintaining the same amount of hose or cable. Ideal for utility and breathing air hose in rescue applications.

HighWater Hose

HighWater Hose, providing new-generation lightweight layflat rubber fire hose internationally since 1996, features the X-Stream Plus. The X-Stream Plus is designed for aggressive interior attack where excellent abrasion and cut resistance are essential and where color-coded attack lines are crucial. It is extremely kink resistant, even at low pressure and features a two-year all-hazards warranty.

Mercedes Textiles Limited

Mercedes Textiles Limited, manufacturing hose for the municipal, forestry, industrial and snow-making industries since 1978, offers the KrakenEXO. Designed for aggressive firefighting applications where durability, lightweight, low-pressure kink resistance and superior water flow are critical, the KrakenEXO contains a burst safety factor of 3.75 times service pressure for greater security.

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