Leadership

Safeguarding Standpipe Hose

Issue 5 and Volume 87.

Safeguarding Standpipe Hose A device is being manufactured by the Apollo Magneto Corporation, Kingston, N. Y., to drain, ventilate and preserve hose attached to standpipes of buildings and factories. It is termed the Hydrolator. As long as the fire hose is not under water pressure, any leakage from the standpipe valve will escape from the drip control valve. When necessary to use the fire hose, the water pressure immediately closes the ventilating and drip control valves.

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