6-5. Umbilical (Cont).
The following procedures apply to both 300 and 600 foot, 3/8 and 1/2-inch air hose.
Air supply hose. (figure 6-1)
Ensure that hose ends are squarely cut, clean, and free of any foreign matter.
Place three clamps (1) over the end of the hose (2), alternating their position.
Insert an extra-long-gland female connector (3) into the diver's end of the air supply hose (2).
Move the clamps (1) toward the connector (3) until they are evenly spaced over the gland, 1/2-inch from
the end of the hose and 1/2-inch between clamps.
Tighten the clamps until the connector is securely captured within the hose.
Repeat steps (a) through (e) for surface end and substituting an extra-long-gland male connector (4).