UL 19:2018-08 Lined Fire Hose and Hose Assemblies.
1.1 These requirements cover single- and multiple-jacketed lined fire hose with or without couplings
attached, in the trade sizes of 1-1/2, 1-3/4, 2, 2-1/2, 3, 3-1/2, 4, 5, and 6 inch (38, 45, 51, 65, 76, 89, 102,
127, and 152 mm nominal ID). Single-jacketed hose is intended for service test pressures of 150, 200, or
250 psig (1035, 1380, or 1725 kPa). Multiple-jacketed hose or covered hose judged equivalent to
multiple-jacketed hose is intended for service test pressures of 200, 300, or 400 psig (1380, 2070, or 2760
1.2 These products are intended for municipal and industrial fire protection purposes. Single-jacketed hose is for use at fire hydrants, standpipes, and similar places. They are not intended for hard usage nor where the hose will be subjected to chafing on rough or sharp surfaces. Multiple-jacketed hose or covered hose judged equivalent to multiple-jacketed hose are for use on pumpers and in places where service conditions require the additional protection against wear afforded by the extra woven jacket or cover.
1.3 The products covered by these requirements are intended to be periodically inspected and maintained while in service, as outlined in the Standard for the Care, Use, Inspection, Service Testing and Replacement of Fire Hose, Couplings, Nozzles, and Fire Hose Appliances, NFPA 1962.
2 Units of Measurement
2.1 Values stated without parentheses are the requirement. Values in parentheses are explanatory or approximate information.
3 Undated References
3.1 Any undated reference to a code or standard appearing in the requirements of this standard shall be
interpreted as referring to the latest edition of that code or standard.
4 Glossary
4.1 For the purpose of this standard, the following definitions apply.
4.2 EXPANSION RING — A ring that expands against the hose lining, forcing the hose tightly against the coupling.
4.3 FILLER THREADS — The threads or yarns of the jacket or reinforcement that are helically wound throughout the length of the hose at approximately right angles to the warp threads.
4.4 HOSE ASSEMBLY — Hose furnished with couplings attached to each end.
4.5 MULTIPLE-JACKETED HOSE — Hose having two or more woven jackets or a covered hose that complies with all of the performance tests in this standard for multiple-jacketed hose. See 6.3.UL 19 pdf download.