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Kochek posts independent flow test results

August 22, 2019
By FFIC Staff

August 22, 2019, Putnam, CT – Kochek Company has posted on its website the latest independent flow test results of multiple brands of fire hose, strainers and elbows. Conducted by GBW Associates and Water Supply Innovations test conditions were monitored for consistency and elimination of variables. Kochek lightweight suction hose was used as a constant in each testing category. Kochek’s low level, ice, floating, box, and barrel strainers and 90° suction elbows performed at or near the top of all test subjects. Description of each test’s flow speed, motor speed, and vacuum readings as well as official summaries of independent test findings may be found at

Kochek strainers are constructed of lightweight aluminum yet are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions while delivering maximum water flow.  They come in sizes from 1.5” to 6” and are available in NH, Storz Camlock, connection styles.

All Kochek products are covered by a five-year warranty against manufacturing defects.


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