I need to pull some beqarings off a shaft. Not having a bearing
puller, I was thinking I'd machine a couple of slotted wedger out of
oil-hardening stock rather like the wedges used to remove drill
chucks. If I try to harden the finished wedges, I'm concerned about
properly getting the toughness of the thicker parts of the wedges
without losing the temper on the thinner parts. (If that makes any
I don't have a treating oven, and will be heating with a torch
(propane, propane/oxygen, or OA). The last time I did any heat
treating was 40 years ago when I made a chisel in high school.
Can anyone offer some advice?
17 years ago