The Manhole Hook makes it very easy to lift a manhole cover… makes it very easy to lift a manhole cover…
Save time and energy by using one of a MANHOLE HOOK. These metal manhole cover lifters use manual leverage to quickly and easily lift the cover off of manholes. These are easy to transport.
Jetting in Manholes
A manhole cover hook is a long metal tool that gives you the leverage to easily open manhole covers. On one end, the tool has a hook that slots beneath the manhole to lift it. On the other, it has a handle that makes it easier for you to lift and remove the cover. Manhole hooks are also called manhole keys, and it is very challenging to lift one without them. Lifting manhole covers with your hands alone is challenging and can cause injury, so we don’t recommend it.
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A manhole protection ring is an orange plastic ring made from very durable high quality ABS plastic. Once you have removed the manhole cover with the manhole hook, the manhole protection ring perfectly fits over the edges of the manhole to protect your hose against the sharp edge of the manhole.
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A manhole roller is an alternative to the manhole protection ring. Instead of covering all of the edges of the manhole, the manhole roller is placed over the manhole with a spinning roller in the center which directs the hose into the center of the manhole, away from the sharp edges.
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Jetting in manholes can be extremely dangerous if not done properly. Before opening manholes, it is important to verify there are no dangerous gases in the sewer lines which could harm jet operators or bystanders. In addition to the various tools to protect your jetting hose, it’s also extremely important to take care that your nozzle and a few feet of hose are securely in the pipe you’re jetting in before turning on the jetting unit. If a nozzle isn’t fully inserted into the pipe, there is a risk that the nozzle could ricochet out of the pipe, around the manhole, and even come flying out of the manhole causing injury or even death. As with any jetting jobs, proper safety techniques and tools must be utilized to protect jet operators.
For more information, Talk to the experts at US Jetting. We can help you make sure that you are getting the product that you need to do your job.