What is a slide hammer puller used for?

What is a slide hammer puller used for?

Slide hammers are typically used in automotive repair to pull dents, remove bearings or other parts, and when an object needs to be struck from an inaccessible side.

What is a slide hammer kit?

The CRAFTSMAN® 10-Way Slide Hammer Set is a versatile tool set that is applicable to a wide range of puller applications. The puller jaws can be used for both internal and external pulling jobs. The pieces are stored inside a convenient blow-molded storage case.

How do you use a slide hammer?

To use a slide hammer for pulling out a dent, hold on to the handle end and screw or hook the other end of the slide hammer into an existing or created hole in the dent. Then, bracing yourself, take the slide in your free hand and whip it towards the handle.

How does a slide hammer work?

Slide hammers typically consist of a long metal shaft with an attachment point at one end, a heavy weight that can slide along the shaft, and a stop for the weight to impact on the end opposite the attachment point. The inertia of the weight is thus transferred to the shaft, pulling the attached end in the direction the weight had been moving.

How do I use a hammer?

1. Choose the correct hammer for the job. Using a heavyweight hammer to drive in a small brad nail is a guarantee of blackened nail beds. Using a tack hammer on large nails is like trying to mow the lawn with a pair of scissors. For common household tasks, a medium weight hammer is your best bet.

What is a slide hammer tool?

Slide hammer. A slide hammer is a tool that attaches to an object needing to be pulled and transmits an impact force to the object without striking the object itself. Slide hammers typically consist of a long metal shaft with an attachment point at one end, a heavy weight that can slide along the shaft, and a stop for…