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Clemco blast hose safety cables are used at all coupled connections on the blast hose. The cables support the weight of the blast hose to keep it from pulling the couplings apart or pulling the hose out of the coupling. The cables also help keep the blast hose from whipping about in the event of a coupling failure.
Safety cables should also be used with compressed-
Attach blast hose safety cables at all coupled connections. Before connecting the couplings, pull back the spring-
Connect the hose coupling and slide the ends of the safety cable back until the cable is straight and the hose is slightly bent. Safety cables relieve the couplings of the weight of the hose.