This is an ultra-portable and hand powered flange facer tool designed to make refacing easy and fast. It clamps to the inside diameter of the flange, allowing one operator to set up the machine and begin machining in minutes. With its adjustable range of 24.4-350mm, this flange facer is a great tool for any workshop.
The Mini Flange Facer is a lightweight, hand-driven tool for efficiently resurfacing raised face or lens ring joint flanges. Its mounting range of 25.4mm - 304.5mm ID and machining range of 25.4mm - 350mm OD flanges make it optimal for any field machining operation. Its two feed rates and two lead screws provide versatility and precision for any job.
This Product is Built On Order Only.
Deliver is 8-12 Weeks from Deposit
Using a manual flange facer requires careful handling and adherence to safety guidelines. Here's a general step-by-step guide on how to use a manual flange facer:
Familiarize yourself with the manual flange facer: Read the manufacturer's instructions and become familiar with the specific features and functions of the tool. Ensure you have the necessary safety equipment, such as safety goggles, gloves, and ear protection.
Prepare the work area: Clear the work area of any debris or objects that could interfere with the operation. Ensure there is adequate lighting and ventilation.
Secure the flange: Determine the type of flange you need to work on, and make sure it is securely mounted or clamped in place. The flange should be rigidly supported to prevent movement during the facing process.
Adjust the flange facer: Set the tool to the appropriate cutting diameter and feed rate according to the flange specifications. Consult the manufacturer's instructions or recommended settings for your specific manual flange facer model.
Install the cutting tool: Attach the appropriate cutting tool to the facer securely. Ensure the tool is sharp and in good condition before proceeding.
Start the facer: Turn on the manual flange facer and let it reach the operating speed. Ensure that all the controls are functioning correctly.
Begin facing the flange: Slowly move the flange facer across the surface of the flange, following a consistent and even path. Apply steady pressure to the tool, allowing it to cut away the material gradually.
Monitor the process: Keep a close eye on the facer's progress and the condition of the flange. Check for any irregularities or signs of wear on the tool. If necessary, make adjustments to the cutting speed or depth to ensure a smooth and accurate cut.
Inspect the flange surface: Once the facing process is complete, carefully examine the surface of the flange for any remaining imperfections or irregularities. Use appropriate measuring tools, such as a straight edge or calipers, to verify the flatness and dimensions of the flange.
Clean up and maintenance: Turn off the manual flange facer and clean the tool and work area. Remove any debris or metal shavings and store the tool properly. Perform routine maintenance, such as lubrication or blade replacement, as recommended by the manufacturer.
Remember to always follow the specific instructions provided by the manufacturer for your manual flange facer model, as there may be slight variations in operation and maintenance procedures.
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