Progress of Hose Thread Standardization

Issue 15 and Volume 80.

Progress of Hose Thread Standardization What has Been Accomplished in New England—Personal Work in Campaign Sometimes Necessary—The Work to Date THE following report, made at the annual convention of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs, gives a very clear idea of what has been accomplished in the work of the standardization of hose coupling threads. This work is of the greatest interest to fire chiefs, enabling, as it does, fire departments of other cities and towns to assist when a fire becomes too great for the local department to handle it alone. The following comprises a brief report in a general way on hose thread standardization and also an appeal for further assistance in bringing to completion in New England the standardizing of hose threads in every community. It is a pleasure to state that progress has now been made in each of the New England States. During the…

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