Hydrant Adapters

A major function of the plumbing system is to supply potable, service and utility water, or wastewater to private households and industrial/commercial buildings. Water may be supplied for general purposes, however, there are specialized lines that provide emergency services with water. Fire brigades require a constant supply of a large amount of water over a long period of time. Using public networks would be problematic, thus specialized access points called hydrants are used by emergency brigades. These devices have connectors that are utilized by fire services across multiple countries. These connectors are called Storz couplings. They were invented...read more

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...in the 19th century, and now they are utilized in the US and the majority of European countries for fire services. Storz couplings are commonly used due to the fact that they are more durable and the hose can be attached faster to the hydrant because a Storz coupling does not have a screw thread. Modern-day pumps and hoses rarely use such connectors, they have a usual thread instead. In such cases, hydrant adapters are utilized. They attach a pump to the hydrant, and the pump in its turn is connected to a fire hose. Mega Depot offers a great selection of adapters as well as covers and supplementary parts. Shop with us!