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    I could cnc it, but would rather not. Honestly,...

    I could cnc it, but would rather not. Honestly, I think this is one of those parts that Iím making to be a bigger deal than it is.

    Realistically, Iíll cope the 4Ē piece first, then tack it and...
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    The most profitable owner Iíve ever known quoted...

    The most profitable owner Iíve ever known quoted jobs for his employees. He knew what his guys were good at, he knew what he needed to no quote. He also knew that he could work circles around any...
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    How much do you have? I pay 90% actual silver...

    How much do you have? I pay 90% actual silver value on assay. If you started with fine silver, I doubt it picked up much noticeable junk.


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    Junior year of high school. Did it so many...

    Junior year of high school.

    Did it so many times I could do it in my sleep. (not kidding either, drafting teacher was a former sheet metal guy)

    Interestingly, twenty years later I had to go on...
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    These programs you speak of. Got a link? ...

    These programs you speak of.

    Got a link?

    I've always done this work longhand in autocad...and it takes a while to do the geometric transformation. Learned it in high school. Still have to use...
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    I do not have good experiences with hole saws. I...

    I do not have good experiences with hole saws. I find that I always...and I mean ALWAYS end up with a hole that is too big. Too much runout, with quality arbors. There's a lot of flex in that back...
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    How would you cut angled hole.

    Material is 304 ss tube, 10Ē diameter, 1/8Ē thick.

    I need to drill a 4Ē hole so that the centerline of the drill meets the centerline of the 10Ē diameter tube at a 45 deg angle.

    Precision is...
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    Steel doesnít hold up well in hcl environment,...

    Steel doesnít hold up well in hcl environment, even when coated. Plus this routinely has stuff loaded in to it that could scratch it. I use a glass 5 liter beaker, but it gets scratched too. ...
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    PP and HDPE hold up just fine to the HCl, but...

    PP and HDPE hold up just fine to the HCl, but once you start adding oxidizers it either starts crazing or softening. Right now I'm just using standard 5 gallon buckets at 60degC, and they work a few...
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    Eh shit...after reading a bit it's clear it's...

    Eh shit...after reading a bit it's clear it's going to be grade specific.

    So nevermind guys...guess I need to buy my chemical engineer friend a couple beers so I can figure out how to proceed.
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    In this case, titanium is for chloride/chlorine...

    In this case, titanium is for chloride/chlorine resistance at a working temperature of under 100 deg C. Specific chemical is HCl at up to "full" concentration (37.2%), but with various oxidizers...
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    RFQ Titanium Fabrication

    I have no clue where to go on this, or even what it should cost.

    I would like a titanium container, approximately 1/8" thick, 12" diameter, 24" tall. Think, 5 gallon bucket made of titanium. ...
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    It's not a question that can be answered. Around...

    It's not a question that can be answered. Around here, if you pass perc, you can get away with around $8,000. If you need an engineered field, you are looking at a starting price of 25k.

    My...
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    I'd actually wager a guess that it was silver...

    I'd actually wager a guess that it was silver sulfide...which is a semiconductor. Silver oxide is still conductive, though less than elemental silver, and the heat from the arc would reduce it back...
  15. No, you've done an absolutely wonderful job...

    No, you've done an absolutely wonderful job interpretting MY babble and helping me understand what I'm up against.

    Thank you!
  16. And this is what I was having difficulty...

    And this is what I was having difficulty processing, is that itís fundamentally different. In chip making, as long as you can maintain a set of conditions you can remove material as fast as you can...
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    Possibly...but I'm having trouble with 300-400...

    Possibly...but I'm having trouble with 300-400 miles due North from SE Michigan. Guess I need to look at a map and get a ruler out...because it seems like that means he's going to be mighty...
  18. And you are very correct...I have zero interest...

    And you are very correct...I have zero interest in troubleshooting a vintage hydraulic servo valve.

    I really donít have an issue with three phase on anything that can have a vfd or rpc, but I am...
  19. Thank you Marcus. With your explanation, my...

    Thank you Marcus.

    With your explanation, my clarity is enhanced.

    I am having difficulty with the concept of feed rate as it compares to voltage (at least I think itís voltage?). In a simple...
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    Bill...clean put your inbox. Trying to send you...

    Bill...clean put your inbox. Trying to send you a message.




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  21. Need used sinker power supply for custom machine - or do I?

    I need to cut complex cavities and holes in a conductive metal.

    Sort of hard to explain, but what I want to build is a sinker EDM that works on material as it's moving. Further, it won't work...
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    Yeesh...with a change in plans like that, hope...

    Yeesh...with a change in plans like that, hope she's now at least your happily married wife.
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    I donít know...itís too hard to keep track of...

    I donít know...itís too hard to keep track of rates of pay. Hence the post.

    I know that 20 years ago the guy sitting across from me got an offer of 45k/yr as a graduate of GMI....at the employer...
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    Sounds like someone is considering a presidential...

    Sounds like someone is considering a presidential bid with those business tactics.

    Or is that just how people with the perception of having money do business?
  25. Realistically, you are probably fine. But as...

    Realistically, you are probably fine. But as crossthread says, doubt is gonna eat you up. Change the oil.
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