USING A FLARING TOOL - Continued
7. Unscrew die block clamp screws (1) and open
die block clamp (2), releasing tubing (3).
8. Inspect flange (7) in tubing for cracks or breaks.
9. If a crack or break is detected, the tubing will
have to be cut and reflanged.
CARE OF TUBE CUTTERS AND FLARING TOOLS.
Keep cutting wheel clean and lightly oiled. If a reaming
device is mounted on the body of the cutter, keep it
retracted when not in use.
Store tube cutters on a rack or in a box.
Keep surfaces clean and lightly oiled. Close single
flaring tools and tighten cone into block for storing.
Keep double flaring tools in the case when not in use.