...in 1890, and are utilized in the US and the majority of European countries for fire services. It's commonly used due to the fact that it's more durable and the hose can get attached faster to the hydrant because storz does not have a screw thread. Modern-day pumps and hoses rarely use such type of connector, they have a usual thread instead. In such cases hydrant adapters are utilized. They attach a pump to the hydrant, and the pump is in turn connected to a fire hose. MegaDepot provides a great selection of adapters as well as covers and supplementary parts. Shop for the best with MegaDepot.