Durable, High-Performance 4, 5 & 6 Inch Fire Supply Hose

Our durable fire supply hoses offer the superior construction needed to fight fires in a variety of settings, including industrial environments. All of our premium-quality, rugged–yet lightweight–fire supply hose meets or exceeds NFPA specifications and, most importantly, meets Rawhide’s standards for excellence—there really is no better brand. Our TH-SUPPLY hoses are available in the following […]

Firefighting Equipment Supplier

From fire trucks to rescue vehicles to tankers, firefighting equipment supplies have to be built tough to deliver during a fire scenario. Just as professional firefighters rely on quality protective gear, they also need to know that new firefighting equipment such as fire hoses, fire hose nozzles, and portable fire pumps will perform when they […]

4 Types of Indian Pumps to Fight Forest and Brush Fires

  Designed to help firefighters battle forest, brush, grass and rubbish fires, the Indian pump provides consistent water flow without operator fatigue. Initially developed by The Fountainhead Group – D.B. Smith in 1920, the Indian water pump gave firefighters the mobility they needed to suppress fire fast. Indian backpack fire pumps have come a long […]

Indian Fire Pumps

Location Location Location. The 19 Locations of Rawhide Fire Hose

Location is everything! Buying a house or searching for something you need, especially if there is a sense of urgency makes location an important factor. Rawhide Fire Hose, where are you? Your website indicates shipping from 19 locations, so, what’s the deal? Rawhide Fire Hose is headquartered in Wooster, Ohio and is our customer service […]

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How to Choose Between Single and Double Jacket Hose

Knowing the distinction between single and double jacket fire hoses is essential to determining what is best for your project and application. If you are new to buying hoses, it may surprise you to learn that although there are attributes that set these hoses apart, their construction is quite similar. Before you understand their differences, […]

10 Tips to Make Your Fire Hose Purchasing a Snap

Fire hoses and fire hose products can literally be life-and-death tools to many who use them. And while fire hoses may seem like a simple enough product, there’s a lot that goes into making sure they work properly. Ordering a fire hose or fire hose product through Rawhide Fire hose certainly shouldn’t be an intimidating […]

Hose and Nozzle Safety During Plane Refueling

There are many safety precautions associated with planes and flying. One that might not necessarily be the most talked or written about has to do with static electricity and fueling up a plane with a hose and nozzle. Kind of a strange hazard if you’ve never heard about it, but it is a highly dangerous […]

3 Great Resources for Understanding Fire Hoses & Equipment

When it comes to fire hoses and fire hose materials, a lot of questions come up. That’s understandable because there’s a lot to consider. After all, the last thing you want to do is buy the wrong part, the wrong hose or something that isn’t going to be up to code. When it comes to […]

Defining ‘Made in the USA’ for Fire Hose & Equipment

When a company puts the “Made in the USA” label on its products, that’s an important claim. In the eyes of consumers, it plays on patriotic emotions in a big way — as it should! However, it is very important that any company that makes that claim doesn’t do so lightly. According to the Federal Trade Commission […]

A Guide to Fire Hose Couplings and Threading

Quick question: Do you know the differences between NH (NST), NPT and NPSH (IPT) when it comes to fire hose threading? If you aren’t familiar with couplings and threading for fire hose products, these questions can be pretty confusing. Not understanding these differences can lead to mismatched parts, which leads to loss of money and […]

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