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Sockets: How to Remove a Rusted and Rounded Bolt

Sockets: How to Remove a Rusted and Rounded Bolt

Removing frozen bolts can become extremely difficult, especially when the hex heads get rounded and standard sockets and wrenches slip.Power Plant Maintenance Success StoryDuring a scheduled outage at a power plant, crews encountered three frozen 5/8″-11 X 3″ hex head cap screws on a coal conveyance structure and were unable to remove the bolts using box end wrenches, standard sockets, or impact sockets. Using Partsmaster™ Cross-Over sockets, all three frozen bolts were re...
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