2-4. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE (CONT)
Check gasket for damage. If gasket damaged, replace with new gasket. Apply thin coat of silicone
lubricant (item 5, appendix D) to gasket lips and outside of gasket.
Place gasket over connection C-6, being sure it doesn't overhang end of connection.
Aline end (without coupling) of black rubber high pressure hose with connection. Slide gasket to center
position between connection groove and hose groove. No portion of gasket should overhang grooves.
Place coupling halves over gasket. Make sure coupling half keys are in grooves on connection C-6
Install two bolts. Place nuts on bolts and hand-tighten.
Overtightening nuts may cause gasket to pinch. Tighten nuts only until coupling halves are firmly
Tighten nuts alternately and equally until coupling halves are firmly together.