Firefighting Standards - NFPA 1963

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NFPA 1963

Standard for Fire Hose Connections
NFPA 1963 - Standard for Fire Hose Connections

1.1* Scope. This standard gives the performance requirements for new fire hose couplings and adapters with nominal sizes from 3/4 in. (19 mm) through 8 in. (200 mm) and the specifications for the mating surfaces. A.1.1 Some fire-fighting organizations use small hose less than 3/4 in. (19 mm) nominal diameter fitted with garden hose couplings. Such couplings should have 0.75-11.5 NH (garden hose thread) threads conforming to ANSI/ASME B1.20.7, Standard on Hose Coupling Screw Threads.

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