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Our Pride is in Our History

August 17th, 2021|

We brought it here, and we’re keeping it here. Snap-tite Hose TPX yellow in a few different sizes. As the oldest U.S. manufacturer of lay-flat hose, Snap-tite has had a profound impact on the rubber hose market. With nearly 50 years of experience, we know what it takes to develop a quality product that transcends the test of time. The Snap-tite corporation entered the market in the mid-seventies as a joint venture with the German manufacturer, F.A. Parsch. In 1980,

Water Flow Systems: What You Need To Know To Build An Efficient and Effective One

August 10th, 2020|

Why it’s important to look at your entire water flow system, not just parts of it, to create an efficient and effective system that can be relied on. A water flow system is the most important tool a firefighter deploys when attacking a fire. Your entire system, from pump to nozzle, needs to optimally perform when you need it to - because lives are on the line each time you are fighting a fire. While having the right hose is

NOT YOUR FATHER’S FIRE HOSE: WHAT HAS CHANGED AND WHY IS THAT IMPORTANT?

August 5th, 2020|

Since the publication of the Fire Department Pumper Test and Fire Stream Tables, Eighth Edition, Circa 1975 there has been a significant amount of changes to the Fire Service overall and even more specifically the tools of the trade.  There has been great strides in innovation, improvement, and overall hose design so the hose products that are out now are not the same hose products your dad used to fight fires back in the day. And this is a good

4 EASY REASONS TO USE A HOSE MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

October 24th, 2019|

Why You Should Maintain Your Hose Keeping your hose healthy matters. At Snap-tite Hose, we firmly believe that showing care and attention to “hose health” gives you peace of mind and keeps your hose ready for any situation that may come. It may seem time-consuming to consider either adding in a maintenance checklist or adjusting your schedule to complete your existing checklist more often but we truly feel that keeping up with your “hose heath” can help in more ways

WORLD CLASS STANDARDS MATTER.

October 16th, 2019|

Snap-tite Hose has been manufacturing hose in the USA for the past 50 years. We've created high quality manufacturing processes and procedures to ensure our hose is the most durable, dependable, and safe in the industry. Other "guys" have popped on to the scene in these past 5 decades but we have been doing what we do for the past 50 years due to a commitment to make our products and processes better year after year. Our facilities undergo voluntary,

THE SNAP-TITE HOSE STAFF MAKES OUR HOSE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

July 23rd, 2019|

Snap-tite Hose proudly manufactures our hose in the great state of Pennsylvania. We are a dedicated staff of over 100 employees who work hard to manufacture durable, dependable, and quality hose for a variety of different hose applications. We service hose applications in the municipal, industrial, agriculture, oil & gas, forestry, military, and mining industries. We have a broad range of hose and we are certain we have the right hose for your needs. We design, manufacture, and test right

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