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Why do you heat a metal rim before fitting it to a wheel ?

Tags: science, cars & bikes, mobiles
Asked by stalin, 04 Oct '12 04:19 pm
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By heating the rim expands and fits easily over a slightly bigger radius than that of the rim. On being cooled it contracts and has a firm grip on the wheel.
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 04 Oct '12 04:27 pm

 
  
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By heating, the rim expands and fits easily over a slightly bigger radius than that of the rim. On being cooled it
contracts and has a firm grip on the wheel.
Answered by anil garg, 04 Oct '12 05:21 pm

 
  
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To expand it so that when it is cooled down it shrink fits on wheel.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 04 Oct '12 04:22 pm

 
  
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