NFPA 1963, Standard for Fire Hose Connections 2019 ed.

The 2019 edition of NFPA 1963 -- provides users with a single source for consistent requirements for the whole fire hose system.

Every detail counts in manufacturing fire hoses and components, as well as better ensuring the usefulness and safety of appliances connected to hose lines. Failure of any single element of the system can have life-threatening consequences at the fire scene.

Manufacturers have long relied on NFPA 1963, Standard for Fire Hose Connections, for the latest industry guidelines for standardized couplings and adapters for fire hose connections.

The 2019 edition of NFPA 1963 helps users ensure hose-connected appliances work properly as well as ensure safe installations and removal of non-threaded caps.

This edition of NFPA 1963 also has the latest on fire hose, couplings and connections, and nozzles.

As before, NFPA 1963 includes the most up-to-date performance requirements for new fire hose couplings and adapters with nominal sizes from 3/4 in. (19 mm) through 8 in. (200 mm) along with the specifications for the mating surfaces. Requirements apply to:

  • Coupling assemblies and adapters
  • Screw-thread connections
  • Non-threaded connections
  • Fire hose nozzle gaskets and gasket seats

The 2019 edition of NFPA 1963 provides manufacturers with consistent requirements and a one-stop source for the entire fire hose system. Order the latest edition of the standard today.

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SpecificationsNFPA, 2019
8 1/2" x 11", softcover
29 pages
ISBN: 9781455922550