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Kochek introduces new lightweight booster hose for forestry applications

The new booster hose is highly resistant to ozone, abrasion and is also resistant to oil and grease
Kochek's booster hose is available with full flow expansion rings coupling or its lightweight re-attachable coupling

Kochek Co. has introduced its new lightweight kink resistant one inch booster hose, available in red or green, designed for industrial, forestry and wildfire firefighting. The hose is constructed of a single jacket of 100 percent high tensile strength virgin polyester yarns that maintains a lightweight and compact profile. The hose is available with either Kochek’s exclusive low profile full flow expansion rings coupling or its lightweight re-attachable coupling.

The smooth thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) lining ensures the minimum friction for maximum flow. It is highly resistant to ozone, abrasion, and has good resistance to oil and grease. The new hose offers outstanding low temperature performance and excellent mechanical properties. The hose is also available with field replaceable couplings

For more than 24 years Kochek Company has manufactured the highest quality American-made specialty fire equipment for today’s fire industry. Based in Putnam, Connecticut, Kochek is the nation’s largest manufacturer of PVC light-weight suction hose and a wide variety of strainers, dry hydrants, elbows, adapters, caps, plugs, and valves. For more information, contact Kochek at 800-420-4673 or visit the company Web site at

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