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Drilling a Leaf Spring ? The H.A.M.B. - Jalopy Journal

Apr 11, 2011 · The reason leaf springs in cars are relatively easy to drill is the Heat Treatment process is done at a fairly high temp. between 700-800 degrees C. This makes the steel a lot easier to drill than say a piece of steel heat treated at 100 degrees C. Fe26, Apr 11, 2011. SHARE POST #22. Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Leaf Springs Oct 04, 2019 · As leaf springs compress and extend, the arch changes causing the spring to get longer and shorter as they cycle. One end of the spring is fixed to the chassis, while the other end uses a shackle to account for this change in length.

Knife From a Car's Leaf Spring :13 Steps (with Pictures

    See full list on instructableshot rolled leaf spring steel flat bars, hot rolled leaf 1,114 hot rolled leaf spring steel flat bars products are offered for sale by suppliers on , of which flat steel accounts for 20%. A wide variety of hot rolled leaf spring steel flat bars options are available to you, such as aisi, astm, and bs. Making a steel prod from a leaf spring Crossbow Building This article explains the process of making a bow from a leaf spring, that's same thickness it's entire length. This method works best on simple pyramid-profile bows, but can be adapted to enhanced pyramid profile bows, too. Various bow design aspects have been discussed in this Wiki article. These pictures show the basic steps taken in cutting and grinding the steel bow to shape. Although Spring steel for knife making BladeForumsNov 24, 2019 · Hello guys, one of my co-workers gave me some steel from leaf springs that came off of a 1969 GM truck. He cut them into smaller pieces using a torch, how much of the steel would be damaged from the heat? I want to practice heat treating to so I would like to know what portion of the steel has a damaged temper from cutting it.

    Technical - cutting leaf springs? The H.A.M.B.

    Dec 09, 2013 · Technical cutting leaf springs? Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by 1955IHC, Dec 8, 2013. Joined:Aug 20, 2013 But making up a couple of one piece blocks is going to be safer and tidier than stacking old pieces of leaf spring. (probably less work too depending on your access to steel drilling leaf springs (FAQ) IH8MUD ForumFeb 11, 2007 · Sacramento, CA. Feb 10, 2007. #8. If you would do a search, you would find my thread about drilling leaf springs. Regular drill bits, even expensive cobalt ones do not work. The high carbon steel work hardens, and after a few turns of the bit, the spring steel is too hard for the bit to cut. There are specialized bits for cutting this kind of Newbie milling spring steel - Practical MachinistAug 04, 2007 · Two of the parts I need to make are landing gear legs made from 1/2" spring steel. I had the leg blanks water jet cut to design and now I want to mill a 1" radius on the edges. I am using a HSS concave milling cutter 4-1/4" x 1" x 1-1/4" I have milled some aluminum and other steel