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- For air and water service only
- To provide protection against coupling breakage and related hazards, Dixon® recommends the use of a whip hose.
- The constant vibration created by air tools, like air drills and pavement breakers, is destructive to air hose couplings, especially the quick-acting type. To provide protection against coupling breakage and related hazards, Dixon recommends the use of a whip hose.
- To construct a whip hose, connect one end of a short (3′ to 10′) air hose to the air tool using a 3500 type steel nipple. Connect the other end of the hose to the air supply using the standard quick-acting coupling. The heat treated 3500 nipple will withstand vibration far better than the standard coupling and provide a safer connection. The whip hose should remain permanently connected to the tool.
WARNING: This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.