6-5. Umbilical (Cont).
Fill mold through one spout until both spouts are completely filled.
Remove the spouts.
When the resin has cooled and solidified, remove mold.
Repair of Umbilical can be accomplished by replacing either of the hoses or cable.
The replace procedure for the hoses and cable are the same.
Lay out umbilical on clean surface where there is sufficient working room
When cutting wrap, be careful not to damage hoses or communication cable.
Use same procedure to disassemble an umbilical assembled with a-tape wrap.
Cut marline wrap at one end of umbilical and separate hoses and communications cable. Continue
separating hoses and cable for the length of the umbilical.
Assemble marline wrap. (figure 6-5)
Grip on the cable should be made approximately one foot back from the connector.
Attach surface end of communications cable (strength member) (1) to a stanchion.
Attach a tensioning device to a second fixed stanchion.
Attach diver end of communications cable (1) to tensioning device and apply tension until cable is
Do not pull on communications cable shackle. Use just enough tension to support the cable. Do not over
Lay out air hose (2) and pneumofathometer hose (3).