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    BROTHER TC-229 A00 CONTROL

    If at some point you want to get rid of this machine cheap, let me know, I use the mechanicals as a base for custom winding machine. stan [email protected]
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    Need a Rockstar Machinist for Rocket Engine Components

    I hired a machinist for a position that required a pretty unique (machining/electronics/programming) skillset by posting on PM and I actually found the needle in the haystack.
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    Diaform grinding wheel profiler free to pick up in Ontario

    I would like to make a trip to the US this summer, maybe I can deliver it.
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    Diaform grinding wheel profiler free to pick up in Ontario

    Hi I bought this cheap at an auction 10 years ago, it was obsolete then, it is even more so now. I never removed it from its box, I can't grind things flat let alone with some fancy profile. The new owner must come and pick it up from my shop in Kitchener Ontario. In the unlikely case that...
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    Valid point on the difficulty of bringing back manufacturing. The whole manufacturing ecosystem is degraded in NA at this point.
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    I have actually had the cost of inspecting a set of gears that make up a reducer by a third party using one of those specially equipped CMMs . It was in the range of $3000 for 5 different gears.
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    The drawing had all the gear tolerancing in the table, it is a sizeable list most of which can't be measured without some pretty specialized equipment (CMM with gear software package). Determining what values to put in the boxes is what you pay the gear consultant to use his software for...
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    Hi Emanuel The problem with the helical gears is not so much the gears themselves as the added expense of transmitting the axial forces. There are gear reducers for this application that are built to an overall higher quality level (helical gears) but that is not the part of the market we are...
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    The problem is I would have to fire myself. I am over my head in all aspects of my business, if you think my gear knowledge is wanting you would be shocked by gaping holes in my understanding of managing people.
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    Thanks everyone, I did not consider the fact that these gears were possibly shaped and not hobbed (I am a slow learner I appreciate suggestions as to which parameters to optimize for if noise is a prime consideration. This is for a medium volume ( ramps from 500/year to 5000/years), medium...
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    Gear hobbing process question, what causes difference on one flank vs the other

    Hi We make the gears for our first prototype by wire EDM and that works pretty well. When we need to make the first run of 20 gearboxes we get the gears hobbed by a local shop that specializes in this type of work. Gear noise is a big issue for these gearboxes, we are trying to make the...
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    Brother HS-50 servo problems

    Can you post a picture of what a machine shop looks like in Angola? If you email me directly I will try to find a sercice manual for the machine. [email protected]
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    more gear issues trying to understand the math

    The KHK gear calculator is free Free Gear Calculator | KHK If you are designing machinery MITcalc is worth every penny stan
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    FS Jones and Shipman 540P surface grinder $3000US Ontario

    His scam is so hopelessly obvious I can't imagine how it ever works for him
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    Tos Hostivar OD/ID grinder for sale dirt cheap

    I bought my first cylindrical grinder (a small Italian ID/OD) 4 months ago and have found it to be very useful. Way better than trying to use a T&C grinder as a cylindrical grinder. Should have bought one 10 years ago.
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    FS Jones and Shipman 540P surface grinder $3000US Ontario

    No this grinder came out of the die shop at Commercial Spring in Mississauga.
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    FS Jones and Shipman 540P surface grinder $3000US Ontario

    I bought this grinder for a new shop that my friend wanted to start but the shop space situation changed so now its back in my shop and in the way. I have only run it long enough to make sure it works. The hydraulic table feed works and the grinder leaves as good a surface finish as my...
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    Cat V160 forklift

    I bought an old pneumatic dual tired Clark 8000lb forklift because it was cheap hoping that I could use it in the loose gravel I have around around the barn. What I found was that it was terribly awkward to maneuver in the barn and still got stuck all the time in the gravel. I was happy to...
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    How old is this forklift

    I just bought this Automatic (maybe Yale) brand forklift. The model number is LF82P-025-HF, serial number K-1949-H1. It has a 4 cylinder propane engine and a standard transmission with a clutch. I didn't bother doing too much research before I bought it, but now that I own it I can't find out...
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    Putting a Machine Shop in a Cargo Container

    I'd like to try living in a few different places when I retire, probably not all year round but for 6-8 months at a time. On my list is southern France, somewhere on the Canadian Pacific coast and somewhere in a developing country, maybe Africa. Getting the container filled with machine tools...
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