4.13 DISCHARGE AND SUCTION HOSE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE - continued
Do not overtighten strapping when turning handle.
Turn handle (17) clockwise to tighten strapping (23). Continue turning handle until strapping
stops moving through seal (16).
Strapping may break if operator does not release tension on handle
when bending over seal.
While reversing handle (17) 3/4 turn, roll tool (19) to opposite side of seal (16). (This will bend
strapping and prevent it from slipping through seal when tool is removed.)
Pull cutting handle (21) on tool to cut strapping (23).
Remove tool (19) while holding strapping stub down on seal (16) with thumb.
Clinch end of strapping (23) by hammering down tabs of seal (16) over strapping stub.
(3) Repeat steps (a) through (k) for three other strap clamps (5,7, and 8).