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Old 09-15-2012, 10:28 PM
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Default Re: Cold bending 1 piece cranks?

Originally Posted by tooljunkie View Post
there's heating and then there's overheating.
wayne successfully bent without heat,i think a low heat would help,not red or orange may cause it to become brittle unless you cool it very slowly.
Unless you dunk it in water or oil after heating and bending it they will not be hardened. Cold bending will work as Wayne showed, but anytime you cold bend metal you are introducing allot of stress.
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