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  1. Because I did about 30 of them manually and...

    Because I did about 30 of them manually and figured it was taking me 15 minutes each x 250 = over 50 hrs labor.

    Anyways job was awarded to local shop for $845.00 labor only. I appreciate all the...
  2. +/- 0.5mm on the 4 holes that are 5mm in size on...

    +/- 0.5mm on the 4 holes that are 5mm in size
    on everything else tolerance is +/- 1.5mm
  3. RFQ cnc milling 1x3 6063 Al channel 250 pieces, annual volume 1500 pieces.

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    see attached files for dimensions
    email quotes to [email protected]

    I HAVE RECEIVED A FEW QUOTES AND THE BEST PRICE SO FAR IS ABOUT $1000 FOR LABOR NOT INCLUDING SHIPPING OR...
  4. RFQ 1000 7/8 x 3/8 x 2.75" miter corner brackets 6061T6 prefered to join mitered tube

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    I need RFQ for 1000 pieces of APPROXIMATELY the attached drawings. the corner bracket is 3/8" thick. the corner hole is 1/4" diameter. The photo IS AN EXAMPLE of what these parts...
  5. RFQ 1000 7/8 x 3/8 x 2.75" miter corner brackets 6061T6 prefered to join mitered tube

    174015174016174017
    I need RFQ for 1000 pieces of APPROXIMATELY the attached drawings. the corner bracket is 3/8" thick. the corner hole is 1/4" diameter. The photo IS AN EXAMPLE of what these parts...
  6. At the end of the above post is a small picture...

    At the end of the above post is a small picture of the item, click on it to see it bigger.
  7. Rfq 100 laser/router cut aluminum sheet metal parts 14x96" in size 1/16th thick

    I need qty 100 laser/router cut sheet metal parts that are 14x96" in size. Made out of 1/16h thick aluminum sheet metal. about 34 sheets of 4x8' metal will be needed.
    The sheet metal has various...
  8. Qty 500 x 2 parts =1000 total. .75x.75 AL 6061 bar with four drilled and tapped holes

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    Need these two parts made. 500 of each one x 2 parts =1000 parts total.
    prefer .75x.75 aluminum bar, but if there is a cheaper material let me know.
    These Nuts are put into the bottom...
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    $1.65 per pound plus freight

    I know this discussion is 1/2 year old, but just found these guys:

    wakefield-vette.com
    sells standard aluminum profiles for $1.65/lb plus freight which is around $300 for east coast and $500 for...
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    cost savings to make electromagnetic brake diy magnabend roper whitney

    how much money can you save by making your own magnabreak
    It looks like only one person has actually made one?
    Here's my brief calculations for a 5 foot long one
    5" x 3/4" (127mmx19mm) M1044 HR...
  11. I think the thickest I would want to bend is...

    I think the thickest I would want to bend is aluminum .062 metal perhpas .080 max. I got some samples in and those seem rigid enough.
    also the max width would be about 14"
    can you recommend a...
  12. I don't really want to spend a lot of time making...

    I don't really want to spend a lot of time making one and then find out I didn't make it accurately enough.
    I'm going to research press brakes and see if those will be accurate enough.
    My gut...
  13. I just saw that youtube video of the sponge...

    I just saw that youtube video of the sponge urethane press brake and came back here to post about it, LOL. great minds think a like.

    thanks for advice. I like your DIY radius bender.
    do you...
  14. we make kiosks and booths. Generally they are...

    we make kiosks and booths. Generally they are moved/babied by people that buy them and moved every weekend. It needs to look nice and NOT like a roadie case.

    I know there is no shame in hiring it...
  15. thanks for all the input. I've been doing other...

    thanks for all the input.
    I've been doing other similar designs for years.
    However the radius corners which are so popular in industrial design today (iphone, etc) has thrown me for a loop.
    ...
  16. Whats best way 2 manufacture AL rectangular box with radius corners? for Photobooth

    I have been working on this for months.
    I have made two different prototype boxes and I'm not really 100% happy with either one.
    First one was made by annealing 1/8" aluminum sheet and then...
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