46 CFR 105.35-15 - Fire hose.
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(b) Fire hose may be commercial fire hose or equivalent of not over 11/2-inch diameter or garden hose of not less than 5/8-inch nominal inside diameter. Hose shall be in one piece not less than 25 feet and not more than 50 feet in length.
(1) Be lined commercial fire hose that conforms to Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. Standard 19 or Federal Specification ZZ-H-451E. A hose that bears the label of Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. as lined fire hose is accepted as conforming to this requirement; and
(2) Have a combination nozzle approved by the Commandant in accordance with § 162.027-6 of this chapter.
(d) If garden hose is used, it shall be of a good commercial grade constructed of an inner rubber tube, plies of braided cotton reinforcement and an outer rubber cover or of equivalent material, and shall be fitted with a commercial garden hose nozzle of good grade bronze or equivalent metal.
(e) All fittings on fire hose shall be of brass, copper, or other suitable corrosion resistant metal.
[CGFR 69-53, 34 FR 11265, July 4, 1969, as amended by CGD 74-60, 41 FR 43151, Sept. 30, 1976]
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