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1

Hose length

50' sections

2

Hose construction

Rubber lined with a synthetic double jacket

3

Type of lugs on each coupling

Rocker lugs

4

1 3/4 is in reference to the diameter or the inside or outside of the hose?

Inside

5

Couplings are constructed of?

Pyrolite 1 ¾" NST

6

What does NST stand for?

National Standard Thread

7

What is the max capability of the Elkhart Chief nozzle, and what capacity does MDFR use it at?

Max capability is 250GPM, MDFR uses it at 70psi delivering 220GPM

8

How much friction loss for every 50' length of hose?

15psi

9

What is the max length of hose that can be used?

400'

10

What type of nozzle is the 1 3/4" High Rise Nozzle?

Smooth Bore (15/16")

11

At what rate does the High Rise Nozzle flow?

180GPM at 50psi

12

What other name is the 1 3/4" Preferred Foam Nozzle called?

1 3/4" SM-20

13

At what rate does the SM-20 flow?

125GPM at 75psi

14

Where will the pre-connected 1 3/4" lines be found?

Front bumper and two crosslays

15

How many feet of hose will the initial section of hose be on the cross lays and where are they connected to?

6' and connected to the discharge port.

16

What type of load is used on the pre-connects?

Triple layer load A.K.A S load

17

How long are the bumper lines?

100'

18

How long are the cross-lays?

150' and 200'

19

Why is a horseshoe implemented?

To be able to deploy the hose from the opposite side of where the nozzle is located.

20

How many people does it take to pull the triple layer load (S load)?

1

21

What is a disadvantage of the triple layer load (S load)?

The whole load must be completely removed from the bed before leading the nozzle end of the hose.

22

How many riding positions are there?

4

23

What are the riding positions?

#1 Company Officer (OIC)

#2 Driver Operator (D/O)

#3 Hydrant Firefighter (Behind D/O)

#4 Nozzle FF (Behind OIC)

24

What does the Nozzle FF (#4) take to the point of entry?

The nozzle and the first 50' of hose

25

When charging the line, what should the Nozzle FF (#4) be ensuring?

-That the desired nozzle pattern is set
-Adequate flow/pressure from the hoseline

26

What riding position assumes role as the door person?

Hydrand FF (#3)

27

What riding position assumes the backup of the Nozzle FF (#4)

#1 Company Officer (OIC)

28

What end and how far does it get pulled through the tray when loading the triple layer load (S load)?

Female end and 24", then fold the coupling approximately 12" over the side from the end

29

How many feet from the last coupling should you pick up the hose when loading the triple layer load (S load)?

2-4 feet

30

Nozzle should always be positioned where when entering a fire?

Out in front of you, not at your side