Things To Consider

Cross-Reference Alternatives

Some Elkhart Brass products cross individual references to the equivalent Moon American, Dixion model numbers. So, if you're looking for a competitor tool that is either out of stock or obsolete, chances are Raptor Supplies has the equivalent Elkhart Brass tool available.


These Elkhart Brass products are small in size. They require careful packaging as some items might get damaged while shipping. Hence, these items are delivered by courier shipment and air freight for minimum downtime.

About Elkhart Brass

Elkhart Brass catalogue includes industrial & fire hose nozzles, fire hose & hydrant adapters and spanner and hydrant wrenches. The brand's fire hydrant gate valves are ideal for firefighting and water distribution systems. They control water flow from municipal sources to hoses & equipment during firefighting. These gate valves feature a spinner handle for easy operation. They have a seat material made of metal to metal, ensuring a tight seal. These valves feature stainless steel shaft construction for corrosion resistance and long-lasting performance. Elkhart Brass wrench kits with holders feature Elk-O-Lite construction, providing durability and lightweight properties. These spanner wrench kits with holders offer the flexibility to be mounted vertically or horizontally on firefighting apparatus for easy access. They have handles made of stainless steel, ensuring corrosion resistance and longevity. The heads are made from manganese bronze, known for its strength and wear resistance.

Major Trade Names

X-Stream Series Automatic Nozzles

X-Stream Series Automatic Nozzles

X-Stream Series automatic nozzles are ideal for firefighting and emergency response applications. These nozzles are known for their adaptability and self-adjusting properties based on variable or reduced pressure and flow conditions to maintain an effective stream with maximum reach. They feature a ...

wide range of flow rates, spanning from 350 to 2000 gallons per minute. These nozzles offer calibration for operation at lower inlet pressures with options for 75 or 80 psi.

SELECT-O-FLOW Master Stream Nozzles

SELECT-O-FLOW Master Stream Nozzles

SELECT-O-FLOW master stream nozzles are designed for precise water flow control. They are used in firefighting and emergency response operations for efficiently managing water flow. These nozzles offer satin and cast brass finishes for customisation and aesthetic choices in firefighting equipment. T...

hey feature brass construction, providing enhanced durability and versatility for various applications.

Mystery Nozzle

Mystery Nozzle

Mystery nozzles offer versatile firefighting capabilities. They feature brass construction to ensure durability and performance in diverse settings. These nozzles allow the pattern to be easily changed under flowing conditions, transitioning from a straight stream to a wide 90-degree fog for versati...

le firefighting control. They are equipped with a grease zerk fitting to lubricate the tip threads for smooth maintenance & prolong the nozzle's lifespan. These nozzles come with satin and cast brass finishes, offering options for a sleek, modern appearance or a classic. They include a twist shutoff, providing a convenient means to control water flow & shut off the nozzle when needed during firefighting operations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What safety precautions should I consider when using the brand's spanner and hydrant wrenches?

  • Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves and eye protection.
  • Regularly inspect the wrenches for any damage or defects before use.
  • Ensure there are no loose parts that could lead to accidents or injuries.
  • Only use these tools if you've received proper training in their safe and effective operation.
  • Keep a secure grip on the wrench handle to prevent slippage.
  • Apply force correctly to avoid strain or injury.
  • Don't strain yourself, use force gradually & consider mechanical advantage.
  • Exercise caution when working with hydrants, as they can release pressurised water.
  • Operate hydrant valves slowly and carefully to avoid damage or injury.
  • Ensure a clear, safe work area to prevent accidents and provide space for operations.
  • Store the tools securely when not in use to prevent tripping hazards and damage.

What types of spray patterns do industrial and fire hose nozzles offer?

The brand's J fire hose nozzle and 1575 fire hose nozzle can provide various spray patterns, including straight stream, fog, wide fog and adjustable patterns.

How do I control the spray pattern of fire hose nozzles?

Spray patterns are controlled by adjusting the nozzle's head or using a nozzle control valve, depending on the design.

What should I do if my nozzle is clogged or experiencing reduced water flow?

If your nozzle is clogged, clean it thoroughly, removing any obstructions. If reduced water flow persists, inspect for damage or wear and consider maintenance or replacement.

How do I ensure that the nozzle and hose are properly connected to avoid leaks and maintain pressure?

  • Check for thread damage and debris.
  • Use sealant to create a watertight seal on threads.
  • Start by hand-tightening to align threads.
  • Secure the connection with wrenches without over-tightening.
  • Ensure proper alignment without hose kinks.
  • Check for immediate leaks at the connection.
  • Test the connection while water flows to detect leaks or pressure loss.