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Fire Hose & Fire Couplings

Buckley Industrial supplies a wide range of fire & marine hoses & couplings: from Layflat fire hose to Marine Hose, and Instantaneous & Storz couplings as well as Suction hose couplings.

Instantaneous Couplingsfire couplings

These are used to connect hose together and also to other fittings.

Thanks to the sealing mechanism, instantaneous couplings are suitable only for use in pressurised systems and are optimised for flow between the male and female half. Light Alloy for freshwater and Gunmetal for seawater. Couplings comply with BS336 – 1989.

Instantaneous Adaptors

If you need to convert one size to another in the same connection system or from one to another, instantaneous adaptors are what you require to accomplish this.

Branch Pipes and Nozzles

Used at the delivery line of hose to assist water velocity, resulting in spray or a jet, branch pipes and nozzles are vital tools for firefighting.

fire couplings

diffuser nozzle

Branch Pipe                                                                                                                                          Diffuser nozzle

Suction Hose Couplings

These are the necessary couplings to connect suction hoses.

However, they work differently to an instantaneous coupling in that it provides an effective seal for using in suction applications. The coupling halves are normally threaded with a special round thread to BS336 and screwed together to compress a sealing washer. Water flow direction is typically from the female half to the male half of a coupling and it is possible to screw the coupling halves together without needing to twist the hose. The female halves come to 4 lugs and males to 2 lugs.

male & female lugs

Male & Female Lugs
standpipes

Standpipes

These are essentials to enable underground fire hydrants to connect to a pressurised water mains supply.

Bases of standpipes usually come to 2.5″ in threaded female hydrants round thread with the outlet usually being also 2.5″ as female instantaneous. Also, the standpipe shaft length comes in at 30″ and may benefit from the use of hydrant keys and bars.

Layflat Hose
 We currently supply Layflat Hoses for Firefighting, Water Utilities, and many more.

Layflat Hoses: Air Hoses

Layflat hoses for compressed air applications within the construction and demolition industry sectors. We offer unbeatable quality and outstanding customer service.

airplus compressed air hose

Airplus Compressed Air Hose

Lightweight layflat Compressed Air Hose for Industry.

Hose Construction: Jacket 100 % polyester high tenacity yarn, circular woven

Lining & Cover: High quality NITRILE-synthetic rubber covers the jacket completely very smooth inner surface for low friction loss external cover with ribs for high abrasion resistance.

Standard Colour black and yellow

Layflat Hoses: Fire Hoses

Layflat Fire Hose are used by firefighters worldwide and are probably the most important piece of equipment on a fire appliance.

There are three types of hose in use, type 1, 2 and 3:

Type 1 hoses are those to which no external treatment has been applied so are liable to absorb liquids.

Type 2 hoses are those to which an external elastomeric coating has been applied to give some protection against the absorption of liquids and to improve resistance to abrasion.

Type 3 hoses are those to which an external elastomeric coating has been applied to give very low absorption of liquids and high resistance to abrasion and heat

Type 1

Marine Hose marine hose

High Performance, High Pressure all synthetic PU Coated delivery hose to BS 6391-1983 Type 2. UK DOT-MSA (Marine Safety Approved) for Marine use.

Suitable for Municipal and Industrial Fire Brigades, Oil & Petrochemical Refineries, Marine & Industrial Applications. The Marine Hose is a white uncoated hose suitable for high pressure Marine applications.

Sizes Available: 19mm, 25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 45mm, 52mm, 64mm, 70mm, 76mm, 90mm, 102mm, 125mm, 150mm

Working Pressure: 15 Bar
Temperature Range: -30°C to +60°C

General Purpose Delivery Hosegeneral purpose delivery hose

General purpose all synthetic layflat delivery hose to BS6391 Types 1 and 2.

UK DOT-MSA (Marine Safety Approved) for Marine use.

Suitable for industrial and rural Fire Brigades as well as static building protection, marine use and for general industrial, commercial and civil engineering applications and all washdown applications.

Ribblelite Plain, BS6391 Type 1 Version supplied in white

Sizes Available:
38mm, 45mm, 52mm, 65mm, 70mm, 76mm, 90mm and 102mm
Other sizes can be manufactured to order subject to minimum order requirement.

Working Pressure: 10 Bar
Temperature Range: -30°C to +80°C

High Pressure Double Jacket Uncoated Delivery Hosedouble jacket hose

Double Jacket 100% polyester high tenacity yarn, circular woven

Inner jacket: Twill weave
Outer jacket: Plain weave
Maximum change in length 1%
Maximum change in diameter 3%
Inner Lining: Two-component system consisting of black SBR synthetic Rubber and white NBR synthetic adhesive. Resistant to ozone and to external contact with oil products. The lining guarantees a smooth surface and low friction loss
Exterior uncoated, natural white

Sizes Available: 25mm, 38mm, 45mm, 52mm, 64mm, 70mm, 75mm

Working Pressure: 25 Bar
Temperature Range: -30°C to +80°C

Type 2

High Pressure Double Jacket Polyurethane Delivery Hosepolyurethane delivey hose

Double Jacket 100 % polyester high tenacity yarn, circular woven
Inner jacket: Twill weave
Outer jacket: Plain weave
Maximum change in length 1%
Maximum change in diameter 3%

Inner Lining Two-component system consisting of black SBR synthetic rubber and white NBR-synthetic adhesive. Resistant to ozone and to external contact with oil products. The lining guarantees a smooth surface and low friction loss.

External Coating: Polyurethane coated, standard colour red or yellow. Polyurethane coating increases the abrasion resistance and reduces water absorption. It requires minimum maintenance and is easy to clean.

Sizes Available: 38mm, 64mm
Other sizes can be manufactured to order subject to minimum order requirement.

Working Pressure: 25 Bar
Temperature Range: -30°C to +80°C

High Pressure Double Jacket Polyurethane Delivery Hose

High Performance, High Pressure all synthetic PU

Coated delivery hose to BS 6391-1983 Type 2.

UK DOT-MSA (Marine Safety Approved) for Marine use.

The Highlander hose has been proven to be suitable for Municipal and Industrial Fire Brigades, oil & Petrochemical Refineries, Marine &

Industrial Applications.

The High quality smooth PU coating of the Highlander offer abrasion, oil and chemical resistance with minimal maintenance.

Standard Colours: Red
Non standard colours can be manufactured to customers specification.
Sizes Available: 19mm, 25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 45mm, 52mm, 64mm, 70mm, 76mm, 90mm, 102mm, 125mm, 150mm

Working Pressure: 15 Bar
Temperature Range: -30°C to +60°C

 

The Standard lightweight water delivery fire is supplied in bore sizes 19mm up to 152mm and ranges between 60 bar and 30 bar.

Essentials for firefighting, layflat fire hoses are used for general purpose water transfer and thanks to the range of sizes they’re available in, are used throughout modern Fire and Rescue services.