1985 - Volume #9, Issue #4, Page #28[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Fix Damaged Bearings"I can't remember when or why I started using this idea but it works great for removing the cup of a damaged Timkin bearing which cannot be removed with a conventional bearing puller," says Arnold E. Erasmus, Arrowwood, Alberta. "The first step is to run a bead around the inside face of the cup with your welder. The bead does not have to circumvent the whole bearing cup face. Allow the weld bead to cool. As it cools, the bead will shrink the bearing cup so that you can remove it with your fingers."
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