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What is NFPA 1961?
This standard defines the design and construction requirements for new fire hose, the testing required to verify the design and construction, and the inspection and testing required of all new fire hose.
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What does NFPA 1961 address?
Requirements apply to attack hose, supply hose, occupant use hose, forestry hose, and suction hose. Types of tests include kink, burst, adhesion, ozone resistance, cold bending, and flexibility and compressibility.
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