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  • Jetter Hose

    Just had a large account require a electric jetter to use inside of building instead of set up outside and run hose into building for remote reel. They had a incident at another location involving the hose as a trip hazard for a customer. They know that some jobs cannot be handled by small jetter but will deal with them on a case by case basis. Any thoughts on this matter or safety sugestions to preform the task better are welcome.

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    Re: Jetter Hose

    unless you're only doing 2'' and smaller lines, a 2h.p. 1500# 2.1gpm jetter is going to be very, very slow.

    now if they have 220 available and a 5 h.p. motor, then you're looking good

    it would be better to permanently install a high pressure jumper hose in the building above all the trip hazards and keep it there for future use


    rick.
    phoebe it is

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    • #3
      Re: Jetter Hose

      Use a cord protector from an office supply. The kind that's tapered on both sides.
      Buy cheap, buy twice.

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      • #4
        Re: Jetter Hose

        The jumper hose is a good idea. The largest portion of work is freezer and display case drains (Snot and food waste) so the electric is not a real problem. Rick what brand of braided jacket hose do you prefer?

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