JDR Vol.10 No.4 pp. 613-619
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2015.p0613


Development of Firefighting Equipment for Efficient Firefighting Strategy (Development of New Hose)

Yoshiaki Miyazato*, Takumi Sasaki*, Masaki Sakaguchi**, and Atsushi Nakamura***

*Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, The University of Kitakyushu
1-1 Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu 808-0135, Japan

**Ashimoti Industry Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan

***Kitakyushu Fire Department, Kitakyushu, Japan

March 31, 2015
June 17, 2015
August 1, 2015
firefighting equipment, firefighting hose

We have developed new firefighting hoses and compared them to conventional hoses, measuring their pressure loss when water alone or mixed water passed through. As a result, it is found that the new hoses have lower pressure loss than conventional hoses, and fewer kinks and they are more durable.

Cite this article as:
Yoshiaki Miyazato, Takumi Sasaki, Masaki Sakaguchi, , and Atsushi Nakamura, “Development of Firefighting Equipment for Efficient Firefighting Strategy (Development of New Hose),” J. Disaster Res., Vol.10, No.4, pp. 613-619, 2015.
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