2-11. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - cont.
Suspending Hoseline. Refer to figure 2-26.
Tie manila rope (1), supplied in suspension kit, to leading end of hose (2) Make sure rope
is long enough to cross obstacle.
Hang shackle (4) on wire rope (3).
Position saddle (5) around hose (2).
Lift hose (2) and attached saddle (5) up to shackle (4) Secure saddle to shackle with bolt (6).
To prevent damage to hose and provide correct support, saddles must be
installed along hose at five feet intervals.
Using manila rope (1), start pulling hose (2) out along wire rope (3). At five feet intervals,
stop pulling hose and install additional saddles (5) as described in steps (13), (14), and (15).
Repeat until hose is fully suspended across obstacle.
Saddles and shackles at both ends of hose must be secured to wire rope
with u-bolt clamps to prevent slack from developing in middle of span.
Clamps must be installed on the span side of the shackles.
When hose (2) is fully suspended, secure shackles (4) at both ends of suspended hose to
wire rope (3) with three u-bolt clamps (7).