Fire hose reels are located at strategic places in buildings to provide a reasonably accessible and controlled supply of water for fire extinguishing.
Reel Plates are made from 1.5 mm thickness steel sheet and pressed in such a way to give a maximum rigidity. The reel plate edge is rounded to prevent sharp edges. Hose: made from natural rubber reinforced by double layer yarns, the outer and inner surface of the hose are smooth and seamless and can be withstand a pressure up t0 30 bar. Bursting pressure is 60 bar and above. The hose is available in Red and Black color as required.
Firex is one of the major manufacturers and suppliers of Swing and Fixed type hose reel which are specially designed for surface mounted where access is limited or in a recessed cabinet. The flexibility of Firex hose reel is high so that can be used without alternations for mounting with inlet to left or right of reel. The hose reel is fitted with specially designed glandless type drip proof seals which have been subjected to a hydrostatic test pressure of 30 bar.
In this model of hose reel, it has an internal valve which is open when the hose reel is unwinded two turns allowing full flow of water.