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  1. How did he model the block-rail interface? If you...

    How did he model the block-rail interface? If you make it a sliding (or no-separation, or whatever your package calls it) contact you will overestimate your stiffness both side-to-side (which is...
  2. Your cast/machine/HT/paint/ship timeline is way...

    Your cast/machine/HT/paint/ship timeline is way too aggressive in my opinion, especially since you're trying to make this inexpensive. You have 50 units at 220# each, or 11,000# of cast iron. This...
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    As others pointed out, this looks like a cast...

    As others pointed out, this looks like a cast part. Machining it will be very expensive. You have a few options to bring your cost down.

    1) if you don't care about the outer mold line, it should...
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    The Mitutoyo ones are great. Haven't used any...

    The Mitutoyo ones are great. Haven't used any other brands.
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    nitrile gloves keep the dirt off to begin with. ...

    nitrile gloves keep the dirt off to begin with.

    Try a few different hand creams. There are some that soak in really quickly and don't leave you feeling greasy. I want to say Eucerin is one that's...
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    I love samosas, pasties, etc. Really any time you...

    I love samosas, pasties, etc. Really any time you take meat & other stuffing materials and wrap it in some kind of dough I'm happy. I think the big advantage of the pasty or piroshki is that the...
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    Given that a lot of cooking during the middle...

    Given that a lot of cooking during the middle ages was done in a coffin, which was an inedible dough container, it doesn't seem much of a stretch that multiple places figured it out independently.
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    screenshot of the manual attached. It says 15A...

    screenshot of the manual attached. It says 15A unless I'm completely misreading it.256859



    My understanding is the NFPA 79 covers the entire machine. UL508A is the standard that only covers...
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    Thank you all for the replies, sorry for the...

    Thank you all for the replies, sorry for the delay in replying. The customer was here for testing, and things got busy.
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    The Cornish variety don't have any cabbage in...

    The Cornish variety don't have any cabbage in them. Piroshki have lots of cabbage varieties, what with being Russian. I'm guessing someone down there has made a vegemite pasty, though I think I'll...
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    It's a handheld meat pie. They are delicious....

    It's a handheld meat pie. They are delicious. Pasty - Wikipedia
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    The University of Sussex engineering department...

    The University of Sussex engineering department hooked the output shaft of a Rolls Royce Dart turboprop to the compressor from another Rolls jet engine (maybe another Dart, I don't recall). 10kg/s at...
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    And here I thought the great question that...

    And here I thought the great question that divided Cornwall and Devon was whether you put the jam or the clotted cream on first.
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    The economic issues are negligible. Any...

    The economic issues are negligible. Any difference in wire costs is rounding error. The big problems for me are physical. First, getting the wire into the VFD. I like to ferrule everything, and then...
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    VFD wire gauge: manual vs NFPA 79

    I wired up a few VFDs and I'm confused by the required wire gauge. I used a pair of Nidec (Control Techniques) Unidrive M300's, running on single-phase 110VAC. One is 1/3HP, the other 1.5HP. Per the...
  16. Thread: Big Mic's

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    If you need to inspect work that size/tolerance...

    If you need to inspect work that size/tolerance with any regularity, I would be looking at a Faro/Romer arm.
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    Job has been awarded.

    Job has been awarded.
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    Laser engraved tags

    I need some black anodized aluminum tags laser engraved. Three different sizes/design, but with sequential serial numbers

    1" round (6320T11 or equal) qty 40

    1.5" round (6320T11 or equal) qty 30...
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    Lincoln Ultracore .045 comes in 5# spools.

    Lincoln Ultracore .045 comes in 5# spools.
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    TalonGrips vs. Piranha Hard Jaws

    How do Mitee-Bite TalonGrips compare with Piranha hard jaws. I need to grip securely onto a little bit of stock. I'm buying it for an aluminum job, but occasionally use mild steel. Price is similar,...
  21. If you want to not charge them for it, I would...

    If you want to not charge them for it, I would talk to the customer first. I would consider invoicing them so they can go to the person they bought it from and try to get some compensation. If that...
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    Slightly OT, but why on the high-carbon steel? Is...

    Slightly OT, but why on the high-carbon steel? Is high-carbon more likely to start a fire than regular steel?
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    Depending on how tight the tolerance is, you...

    Depending on how tight the tolerance is, you could use a caliper attachment. Gordon Clarke had one he made a few years ago, for his use, not for sale. He was giving out the information on how to...
  24. Thread: Formula Sheets

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    There are a bunch of formula sheets floating...

    There are a bunch of formula sheets floating around the internet. What I recommend to my students is that they make their own. The problem with pre-made formula sheets is that they inevitably either...
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    This is an important point for solidworks users...

    This is an important point for solidworks users or those who work with them. If you have a metric bore or shaft on an inch drawing (or vice versa) you need to be careful and sometimes need to put an...
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