The Mentor Hose Ramp is designed to maintain traffic, while protecting a 3" fire hose. The ramp performs the function of protecting hose, pipe, cable, fuel lines...
Originally fabricated in 1962 for the use of local fire companies, the Mentor Hose Ramp has been in continuous production and sold to thousands of fire departments across the country and around the world.
In the 1990s an inquiry by a utility construction firm indicated a use for the ramp by construction companies. Municipal water departments, sewer rehabilitation companies, horizontal drillers, environmental cleanup companies, fiber optic contractors, communications firms, telecommunication and electric companies, marinas, festival producers have found varied uses.