Case spreaders <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0"> Been there, done that on this board. Do a search. I asked about spreaders some time ago, and no body around here liked them.
Spreaders can damage a housing if used improperly. If a spreader is used, set it up with a dial indicator, and only spread the housing .015".
But they are expensive, and if you are not doing production work, just get creative about gettting the carrier out.
You know, like chaining the housing to a couple of firmly installed poles(steel), and using a big rig tractor to pull it out with a yank strap.... not that I would know any thing about that <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
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