Leadership

EUREKA FIRE HOSE.

Issue 20 and Volume 31.

EUREKA FIRE HOSE. The Eureka Fire Hose company, which was established in New York city in 1875, has recently moved its plant to Jersey City, N. J., to a modern factory, with a combined floor space of over 100,000 square feet—nearly two and one-half acres. All the machinery and apparatus used in this building is the invention of employes of the company and was built in the factory, and all the cotton and linen yarns are specially spun and tested to meet the company’s very rigid requirements—which, it is claimed are more than thirteen per cent. above the highest of any previous standard. The rubber is specially prepared, and must be in perfect accordance with the company’s specifications. After acceptance it is inserted into the hose. The yarns are received in the single and twisted into the various plies required. All the nose manufactured is antiseptically treated by methods which…

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