A few tools

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A few tools

Post by GlennW » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:32 pm

I needed to come up with some sort of stud installation tools, and finally got around to it today.

They are used to install lots of threaded studs to protrude the exact same length from the surface of the part. The knurling allows finger installation until a wrench is needed.

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I made then so the stud length is governed by the body length of the tool. These are for 3/8, 5/16, and 1/4" studs. The 1/4" has three bodies so far for specific lengths. We install LOTS of studs and it was too time consuming using a collet type stud tool to try to get studs of the same length installed to the EXACT same height....until now! We have a +-.010" installed height tolerance, and can now set them within a few thousandths. Just insert the stud into the tool and screw it into the part until the lower face of the tool contacts the part, and remove the tool.


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Re: A few tools

Post by 737mechanic » Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:41 am

As usuall Glenn, very nice work.

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Re: A few tools

Post by EdK » Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:00 pm

Excuse my language but damn Glenn you do nice work :!: :!: :!:

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