Figure 1-2. Location and Description of Major Components for the Auxiliary Mobile Hose Reel Cart
HOSE REEL. Used to store 150 feet (46 meters) of hose. Equipped with hand crank to manually rewind the
hose onto the reel.
HOSE ASSEMBLY. Two one-inch, non-collapsible hoses 150 feet (46 meters) long and encased m a woven
polyester jacket. Used to carry the fire-fighting agents to the discharge nozzles.
FIRE HOSE NOZZLE. Used to control the flow of fire-fighting agents onto a fire and to disperse the agent m a
predetermined pattern effectively for each agent.
CRANK ASSEMBLY. Provides means to manually rewind the hose assembly back onto the hose reel.
QUICK COUPLING HALF (Outlet). Used to quickly and easily disconnect the fire hose nozzle assembly and
connect the auxiliary cart assembly.
REWIND BRAKE ASSEMBLY. An adjustable drag used to prevent the hose from unwinding from hose reel
under its own weight while allowing enough slip to easily pull the hose from reel when needed.
HOSE (Inlet). Used to connect the trailer mounted hose assembly to the auxiliary mobile hose reel.
QUICK COUPLING HALF (INLET). Used to quickly and easily connect the trailer mounted hose assembly to the
AUXILIARY CART. Two wheeled cart used to carry additional hose line.