Many handpiece headcaps caps get stuck, and can get DAMAGED or ROUNDED OFF during removal because the cap wrench slips!
Here’s how to avoid these problems:
- Place the required plate-style cap wrench over the stuck headcap.
- Position some sort of spacer with an opening large enough to go over the cap wrench – even a rotor vial will do the trick.
- Place handpiece, cap wrench, and spacer under the RAM of your press or in a soft jaw vice.
- With LIGHT pressure, just to help keep the wrench in place, hold the wrench and rotate the handpiece clockwise. (This might take an extra set of hands)
*The key is to just break the cap lose, then remove normally*