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    The implied point is, go look at the...

    The implied point is, go look at the Allen-Bradley design with a circuit board for capacitors that easily detaches.
    Then look at a modern import and see if that detail is there. Those are throw away...
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    The problem is getting at them in a...

    The problem is getting at them in a non-destructive manner.
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    What is the model number? A 575V drive needs...

    What is the model number?

    A 575V drive needs that much.
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    Thanks guys. I bought this Allen-Bradley VFD...

    Thanks guys.

    I bought this Allen-Bradley VFD for $100 and I'm planning to install my own control circuit with LCD display.
    Have a graphical interface with curves for parameters, etc. I hate the...
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    I didn't want to start another file for capacitor...

    I didn't want to start another file for capacitor reforming. I'm approaching the thing from the rear end.
    I connect in order: small variac, transformer, diode bridge, capacitor. This gets enough DC...
  6. Or you could be reborn...... Just ask one or...

    Or you could be reborn......

    Just ask one or two questions at a time while working out the other questions by yourself. There is plenty of internet info that you can read.

    The housewives get...
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    I removed my guess about the round pieces being a...

    I removed my guess about the round pieces being a knob.
    I know the heaters are directly below secured by two screws. Are the two round cylinders on top of the heaters just handles?
  8. Thread: Anodizing 7075

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    Can you advise where one should start to get into...

    Can you advise where one should start to get into anodize.
    I ask this knowing that there are kits like the ones from Eastwood.
    I'm for buying bulk chemicals and doing my own thing.

    I would say...
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    Stop complaining, he provided you some free...

    Stop complaining, he provided you some free entertainment. Why don't you give thanks ...
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    I decided to be a reformer this morning. Works...

    I decided to be a reformer this morning.

    Works with a variac (upper right corner).

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    The Allen-Bradley capacitor board is easily removed by de-soldering two bus wires from the power...
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    The stuff I would recommend takes a week to fully...

    The stuff I would recommend takes a week to fully cure. Are you ready for it?
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    Looks like a big piece of jig plate. I don't...

    Looks like a big piece of jig plate.

    I don't care what the surface of the bench is made out of.
    As long as I use these rubber mats here with interwoven fibers. Can stand up to solvents and heavy...
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    The half-round while buttons are manual reset...

    The half-round while buttons are manual reset buttons.

    I suggest that if you are not sure then just remove the control while properly labeling every wire. Maybe your picture above is good enough....
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    I use mine on single phase. Just connect per the...

    I use mine on single phase. Just connect per the manual.
    Only takes two incoming wires from 220 Vac connected to any 2 of the 3-phase terminals. The drive peformance
    will be de-rated but does not...
  15. This a proto with scrap plywood and some...

    This a proto with scrap plywood and some fasteners I made. Tremendous strength and everything comes apart.
    I could cut it down, change the shelf height, round the front edges. Later make the final...
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    There is no phase loss protection or parameter....

    There is no phase loss protection or parameter. The drive output has to be run thru a overload block. That overload block can provide the phase loss protection.
    There is a diagram of this on page...
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    My knob has a pin and a spring on the back side....

    My knob has a pin and a spring on the back side. The pin is located in a small depth hole at either the thread or feed positions.
    Might be something going on with that.
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    Who ever is using that bare copper bundle as a...

    Who ever is using that bare copper bundle as a tie wrap deserves a merit badge. The strands are hanging above a high voltage component. :nutter:

    Remove every connection and clean all the corrosion...
  19. I use Industrial Coatings from DuPont. Two part...

    I use Industrial Coatings from DuPont. Two part paint that is for metal but less expensive than car paint. Still can take a week to fully cure if not
    using a heat source. Hot weather changes the...
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    People are brought up in a fast food culture and...

    People are brought up in a fast food culture and quick check-out lanes. Can't blame the guy.

    Around here garage floors are not 6" thick. Half that. Over-build and be happy.
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    The red/blue/yellow color code jaw tool is not...

    The red/blue/yellow color code jaw tool is not strong enough to bend the metal. That lug has .050 thick rolled pieces. The insulated connector lugs
    are about 1/3 that thickness. Those thick...
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    Is it stuck in a operating position? Or in the...

    Is it stuck in a operating position? Or in the middle.
    If it was in a running position I would see if running the machine up to temp might work.

    Sometimes I use a 3/8 square stick to jam in the...
  23. Been holding my breath if I was not doing stuff...

    Been holding my breath if I was not doing stuff right. Because I duplicate some parts made from CNC machines the process is not like how they do it.
    A process of trimming down a hex head, drilling a...
  24. Threading with a partial profile bit. What other choices besides ...

    This is the insert I have with an Iscar holder.

    11ER A60 K20C INSERT – chpeters.com

    The tip can fit in a .010 square box. An upside V in a square box. Observed under pretty good mag (50x).
    ...
  25. I have not altered any insert. They chip or break...

    I have not altered any insert. They chip or break first...

    Feeding in straight causes two chips and they interfere with each other and mess up the cut. According to Machine Shop Practice by...
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