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Offline Tippie

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Dissolve broken studs.
« on: March 02, 2018, 12:47 »
This might help in some cases depending on accessibility etc.
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Offline Piranha Brother 2

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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 04:11 »
Very funky! Quite entertaining as well  :laugh:
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Offline Simon Yates

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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2018, 09:42 »
Has anyone tried it? 
My brother has a broken stud / stud extractor in his Willys Jeep gearbox.
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Offline Tippie

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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2018, 10:32 »
As long as the gearbox casing is in aluminium it will work. Tons of testimonials to it on the web.
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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2018, 08:03 »
Used  to use conc nitric acid for steel studs in Al.

Now use a Joemars TR100 EDM since it is harder to get said acid these days for some reason. The EDM only uses tap water. Also good for drilling holes in carbide lathe tool tips.

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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2018, 23:07 »
Tap burner in action.

Note to self:

Don't use ball end socket allen keys to remove the ceriani fork screws.

The key tip shears off leaving the hardened steel ball end in screw socket.

A carbide drill would wander destroying the hex socket and the whole screw would need drilling out.

Instead, just EDM with a slightly larger hex brass bar to recreate a hex socket and simply unscrew with a larger key.

The burner uses tap water and the black fluid is the fine steel particles being washed out using a garden hose.

This is why my rebuilds take forever. Every simple task turns into a nose bleed.
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Offline Tippie

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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2018, 11:25 »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_discharge_machining
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Re: Dissolve broken studs.
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2018, 00:18 »
Here is the hexagonal hole I drilled to use a larger allen key.

A bit on the piss because I only eyeballed the setup.