WCI-8162 Tiny Puller
There are situations where access for Coldwork tools seems to be impossible. For this reason we developed the 8162 family of pullers.
These pullers are designed to be as small as possible, each one is a pressed-together unit that is built for a specific hole diameter and stackup.
Every part of the puller is specific to the hole and stackup to make the smallest, shortest possible puller.
While any part of the puller can be replaced for repair, they are not general purpose pullers like the normal hand-held hydraulic pullers, with interchangeable mandrels and nosecaps for a wide range of hole sizes and stackups.
To minimize size, these pullers are operated with a wrench, they have a 1/2" hex on the back to drive the screw that pulls the mandrel thru the workpiece.
The wrench could be an ordinary box end wrench, a ratcheting box end wrench or an air powered nutrunner.
There is a reaction arm welded to the main housing to react wrench torque. This arm is made of soft steel, it is designed to be modified if necessary - it can be bent, welded to, or sawed off to further adapt the tool to the most difficult situations.
This tool can be equipped with an extension nosecap to clear adjacent fasteners or anything else that may be in the way of the normal body size.
The diameter of the extension follows the mandrel size, thus making each extension diameter as small as possible.
Since these are custom built for each application, there are no tools in stock. However, we pre-build many of the parts to the longest possible size and cut them down to make each specific tool to reduce lead time.