Fire Hydrant Prices In South Africa

What is Fire Hydrant?


A fire hydrant, water plug, or firelock is a connection point by which firefighters can tap into a water supply.

It is a component of active fire protection. Underground fire hydrants have been used in Europe and Asia since at least the 18th century. Above-ground pillar-type hydrants are a 19th-century invention.

Fire Hydrant Prices In South Africa

How much are fire hydrants?

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A private fire hydrant typically runs between R50283.84 and R117328.96. Private fire hydrants are built on private property and are owned and maintained by property owners. The hydrant’s classification is based on how many gallons per minute it can handle.

What is the standard size of a fire hydrant?

2.5 inch

The 1905 NFPA Standard specified that fire hydrants have 2.5-inch-hose connection nozzles with 7.5 threads per inch, and 4.5-inch-engine suction (or pumper) connection nozzles with 4 threads per inch [5]. These specifications remain the current standard for fire hydrants.

What are the different types of fire hydrants?

These types include Dry-Barrel Hydrants, Wet-Barrel Hydrants, Warm-Climate Hydrants, and Flush Hydrants.