Flexible Rubber Fire Hose | Rawhide Fire HoseRubber-Covered Fire Hose

Manufactured to meet or exceed NFPA standard 1961, Tuf-Hide rubber-covered fire hose is designed for extended service and built to resist ozone, oxidation and most chemical/petroleum products.

Virtually maintenance free, rubber fire hosewhich includes LDH supplycomes standard in high-visibility yellow and red. Custom colors are available upon request, as well as shorter, pony lengths. Available diameters include: 1, 1.5, 1.75, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, and 6 inches.

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Our rubber fire hose carries a five-year warranty against material and manufacturing defects, notwithstanding mistreatment and/or misuse. We stand behind our rubber fire hoses: Defective hose, couplings and configurations will be replaced at no charge.

Rubber Fire Hose FAQ

Q: What material is fire hose made of? 

A: Rubber-covered supply hose (like those featured here) consists of a nitrile rubber tube and cover with 100% synthetic yarn reinforcement. A “through-the-weave” construction ensures that the hose will not divide even when exposed to fuels, oil, and most low-concentrated chemicals. 

Q: What rubber is used in fire hose?  

A: Nitrile rubber is used in fire hose rubber. PVC may also be used in rubber hoses. 

Q: What is Type 3 fire hose?  

A: Type 3 fire hose is rubber-covered lay-flat firehose. Rubber-covered hose is built to resist ozone, oxidation, and most chemical/petroleum products. The nitrile rubber tube is covered with a 100% synthetic yarn reinforcement that’s designed with “through-the-weave” construction to ensure the hose will not divide when exposed to fuels, oil, and most low concentrated chemicals. 

Learn more: Choosing the Right Fire Hose Types for Your Application 

Q: What is NFPA standard 1961?  

A: According to the National Fire Protection Association, the NFPA 1961 standard “defines the design and construction requirements for new fire hose, the testing required to verify the design and construction, and the inspection and testing required of all new fire hose.”