The double jacket 2.5" discharge hoses are designed for people who prefer strong woven polyester materials but don't need a full blown fire hose with certifications. For purposes other than firefighting, this hose is guaranteed to get the job done.
These have two layers of hose for extra protection and a higher 250 psi rating than it's single jacketed counterpart at 125 psi.
It's made for general heavy duty water transfer or industrial projects. It can be attached to pumps, fire hoses, hydrants, PVC pipes that are equipped with 2.5" fittings. Alternatively, it can be adapted to fit any of the above mentioned with simple pipe or hose adapters.
Woven polyester hoses are the choice material for fire hoses because they are strong, lightweight, and totally immune to mold and rot. They never require drying.
A Quick Overview Video Of Polyester Discharge Hoses:
- Fits into all 2.5" standard pipe outlets with NPSH/IPT fittings, or fire hose NH/NST fittings.
- Durable woven polyester materials have a long lifespan.
- 100% mold and rot immune. Can be stored for long periods without degradation.
- Can be dragged and abused without tearing.
- High 250 psi rating allows for wide variety of applications.
- Service Pressure - 250 psi
- Test Pressure - 600 psi
- Inside Diameter - 2.5" Inches
- Lay Flat Width - About 4.5" Inches
- Length - 50 Feet / 100 Feet
- Couplings - Choose NH/NST (Fire Hose Threads) or NPSH (Straight Pipe Threads)
- Material - Double Layered Polyester
- Lining - Inside Rubber
- Color - White
- Water Transfer & Pumping
- Heavy Industrial Projects
- Agricultural / Irrigation
- Wash Down
- Fire Hydrants
- Sump & Trash Pumps
- Valves & Standpipes
If you're moving these hoses around day to day, 50 foot lengths are the best way to go. They are lightweight enough to carry around and roll up. For applications where you set the hoses for extended periods of time, the 100 foot lengths are the most economical.
Will This Hose Fit My Outlet? Which Connectors Do I need?
- At the top of the page you need to select which style of fittings you need.
- What are NH/NST Fittings? National Hose / National Standard Thread - Standard fire hose fittings. Both NH and NST are the same thing. This is the most common size for fire departments today.
- What are NPSH Fittings? National Pipe For Straight Hose - These are straight pipe fittings. They're compatible with all standard pipe threads including NPT, NPSM, PVC, NPSH. NPT notes - a female NPSH will connect onto a male NPT fitting, but a female NPT fitting will not connect onto a male NPSH fitting.
Can I Use A Nozzle With This Hose?
Absolutely you can! 2.5" Inch discharge hoses are designed to work with spray nozzles. For this particular hose, you'll need a 2.5 inch fire hose nozzle equipped with 2.5" fittings.
You can check the nozzles section here. Spray nozzles are normally used for wash down, emergency fire fighting, dust control, transferring water to hard to reach places, or even as a shut off valve.
A true firefighting nozzle will be constructed from high quality metals and have higher psi ratings. The popular plastic red fire nozzles are made for residential uses and should only be used for firefighting in emergencies. They are rated to handle 100psi (NFPA requirements for firefighting) and has 3 settings: straight stream, fog, and shut off. Check the graphic below for a better look.
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