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Lug & Wheel Nut Removal

Removing Lug & Wheel Nuts with the Mini-Ductor® Induction Heater & Flameless Torch

Removing seized lug and wheel nuts is often a lengthy, difficult and frustrating task for auto mechanics especially if using an acetylene torch. Lug nuts rust easily and it can be very difficult to remove them.

The Mini-Ductor handheld induction heating tool, uses Invisible Heat® to heat ferrous metal (containing iron), and some non-ferrous metal, parts in seconds. This allows all types of adhesives bonded to metal, bonded with thread lock compound and seized hardware to be removed and released much quicker and more safely than by traditional naked flame heating. And there's no costly and time consuming damage to surrounding areas.

Garages, technicians and tire shops do not need to run the risk of using a torch.

The Mini-Ductor's coil heats a lug/wheel nut in 15 seconds, which would take several minutes with a torch. The heat expands the nut, breaking any corrosive bonds without collateral damage to the wheel.

Step by Step Instructions

Supplies Needed: heat resistant gloves, overalls and goggles.

Step 1: Select the Thin Wall Coil
 

Lug Nut Removal: Select the Thin Wall Coil

Step 3: Place the Coil around the Lug Nut & Heat

Lug Nut Removal: Place the Coil around the Lug Nut & Heat

Step 2: Secure the Coil with Twist Lock™

Lug Nut Removal: Secure the Coil with Twist Lock

Step 4: Remove the Lug Nut
 

Lug Nut Removal: Remove the Lug Nut

Contact us to learn more about removing lug nuts and wheel nuts with induction heating

Induction Innovastions, Inc.

U.S. patents: 6670590 and 6563096 apply to all products; D707,804 and D728,086 apply to handheld, inline induction heaters; patent pending for the Mini-Ductor 12V (MD-500)
European Patent Office (EPO): patent 002076372-0001 applies to all handheld, inline induction heaters; patent pending for the Mini-Ductor 220V (MD-800) and Mini-Ductor 12V (MD-500)
Australia patent: 343968 applies to all handheld, inline induction heaters