USING A FLARING TOOL - Continued
Unscrew die block clamp screws (1) and open die
block clamp (2), releasing tubing (3).
Inspect flange (7) in tubing for cracks or breaks.
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 flar-
ing tools and tighten cone into block for storing. Keep
double flaring tools in the case when not in use.