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History of YYC Handline Kink Tests

2015-10-13
05:28 UTC Revision 2 . . . . Matt AdamsIt's well known that kinks reduce flow in hoselines. Often though it is unknown what the actual effect of these kinks is and how different kinks affect flow. These tests performed in Calgary, Alberta demonstrate the necessity for stretching your dry lines clean, setting up properly before charging and ensuring that lines are kink free before committing to fire attack. It takes some practice but is very worth it. (minor)
05:26 UTC Revision 1 . . . . Matt AdamsIt's well known that kinks reduce flow in hoselines. Often though it is unknown what the actual effect of these kinks is and how different kinks affect flow. These tests performed in Calgary, Alberta demonstrate the necessity for stretching your dry lines clean, setting up properly before charging and ensuring that lines are kink free before committing to fire attack. It takes some practice but is very worth it.