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Snap-tite Hose: In the News in Wexford, Ireland!

February 22nd, 2022|

Snap-tite Hose: In the News in Wexford, Ireland! Snap-tite Hose was featured in a magazine outlining how we manufacture lay-flat umbilical hose in Ireland's only production facility in Wexford. Visit our international site here. To contact Snap-tite Hose in the UK or Ireland, contact John Gahan or Robert McGrath via email: ireland@snaptitehose.com To get support or order internationally, contact Āke Bursell.

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

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