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How to maintain screw extractors

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Maintaining extractors will help make sure they last. Screw extractors can be damaged easily; they can bend, snap or wear after constant use. Screw extractors can become damaged easily; they can bend, snap or wear after constant use. Maintaining extractors will help make sure they last.

Use

Use extractors only for their main uses and make sure to use the guide supplied with the package or case to see what screws or bolts that extractor can remove. Use extractors only for their intended purpose and make sure to use the guide supplied with the extractor to find out which screws or bolts that particular extractor can remove.  Excess force or uneven pressure when using the extractor can cause snapping, bending or damage.

Cleaning

After each use, remember to wipe down the extractor to remove any shavings or material that could be attached to it. After each use, remember to wipe down the extractor to remove any shavings or material that is attached. This will prevent the flutes from becoming clogged and unable to grip the fastener.

Storage

Then place into the storage case supplied, or in a safe place. Store your extractors in the case in which they were supplied or in a similar safe place.

Damage

Screw extractors will wear after being used a numerous amount of times, so they will have to be replaced to avoid any problems using a damaged extractor. Screw extractors will wear after being used a numerous amount of times, so they will have to be replaced eventually.