Just drill a pilot hole for the draw bolt, then apply the tool and tighten the bolt with a box end wrench or ratchet for a smooth, flared hole in one easy step. You may use the punch and die without the female flare ring to punch a straight hole.
Aircraft Punch & Flare Tools punch holes the diameter of the punch and as the flare is formed the hole is enlarged about 1/16". The flare produced is 1/8" wide and at a 35 degree angle to duplicate the holes in Warbirds of yesterday. Punch to die clearance is .007".
Maximum Thickness Capacity
- Aluminum .040”
- Mild Steel .040”