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    Hi Tom: I've never welded Porcerax, but I do...

    Hi Tom:
    I've never welded Porcerax, but I do know that once it'e welded, it sure ain't no Porcerax anymore.

    For those unfamiliar with the material, its a porous tool steel that is used for mold...
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    Hi again Hardplates: If you have the skills you...

    Hi again Hardplates:
    If you have the skills you will definitely be in demand.
    Grab some blocks of hardened tool steel and lay down some beads.
    The grades of steel to get good at are H-13 and 420M,...
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    Hi Mtndew: Now how did you find out about my...

    Hi Mtndew:
    Now how did you find out about my secret???
    Do I need to be concerned?

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire EDM Machining
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    Hi Hardplates: You wrote: "is there much money...

    Hi Hardplates:
    You wrote: "is there much money in welding molds"

    Well the short answer is that the worst ROI on any of my equipment was the laser welder by far.
    The repair with the thumb image...
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    Hi jrmach: I have made a fair number of simple...

    Hi jrmach:
    I have made a fair number of simple bent parts similar to this and I've usually had the best success for these simple parts making rough and dirty individual bending jigs instead of...
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    Hi Tallen: The things to remember specifically...

    Hi Tallen:
    The things to remember specifically about mold welding is that you have a couple of very different considerations than regular fabrication or structural welding.
    One is obvious...you...
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    Hi Tallen: I have to say I'm super impressed. I...

    Hi Tallen:
    I have to say I'm super impressed.
    I do quite a lot of mold repair (for plastic injection molds) and I would be soiling my panties before I tried to MIG weld them.
    Give yourself a lot...
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    Good morning nlancaster: Both Zahnrad Kopf and...

    Good morning nlancaster:
    Both Zahnrad Kopf and Mike 1974 have the right of it; it doesn't matter what machine you put it on, you will have stress release in the material and wonky parts (technical...
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    Hi HuFlungDung: You asked "How about just...

    Hi HuFlungDung:
    You asked
    "How about just milling (or actually hobbing) the feature on the tube as a form of an interrupted spline?"

    The problem is that the part in question is a 1/16" diameter...
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    Good morning All: I have received some really...

    Good morning All:
    I have received some really nice compliments and I appreciate them all very much.

    The thing for me with jobs like these is that they often take a bit of experimentation to get...
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    Hi Guys: Actually with a laser welder, the...

    Hi Guys:
    Actually with a laser welder, the welding itself is pretty easy.
    The machine has a 40 power stereo microscope with a cross hair in one ocular, so it's literally point and shoot.
    Just to...
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    A micro fabrication job

    Good morning All:
    I just finished up a job making stainless steel micro injectors for a miniature plasma sprayer.
    25 parts; the 3 wires on the end in the third picture are 0.015" diameter and...
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    Hi All: Having had the advantage of seeing what...

    Hi All:
    Having had the advantage of seeing what was being quoted on, I believe this job was mostly about learning how to mill P-20 with a 1/32" ball cutter on a Minimill, and not about mold design...
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    Hi shortbusdriver: You say your holes are not...

    Hi shortbusdriver:
    You say your holes are not into the solid but are into pre-existing through holes that need to be opened up.
    I believe that this is the root cause of your problem; you have no...
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    Oh yeah, while I'm at it...don't chamfer...

    Oh yeah, while I'm at it...don't chamfer ANYTHING!!!
    Make it EXACTLY like the picture...some of the features don't matter but some do.
    You won't be able to tell which matter, and if you even just...
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    Hi Robin: That is a good question and I've seen...

    Hi Robin:
    That is a good question and I've seen several different opinions.
    I can talk only of my own experience.

    I have found that leaving the machine idle for longer periods of time is not the...
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    Hi TheWolfOfWalmart: I tried to send my reply to...

    Hi TheWolfOfWalmart:
    I tried to send my reply to you as a private message but it will not send (The message was too long to send with the PM utility)
    For all other readers, the OP sent me a link to...
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    Hi again TheWolfOfWalmart: I believe I'm...

    Hi again TheWolfOfWalmart:
    I believe I'm getting closer to an understanding of what you're being contracted to build here and if my guesses are correct, the things you will need to consider are...
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    Hi Jesse_92683: I presume you're talking about a...

    Hi Jesse_92683:
    I presume you're talking about a wire EDM, is that correct?

    If it is, then yes you will find many uses for it, but it is kind of an expensive hobby, so come at it with the...
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    Hi again TheWolfOfWalmart: OK, we have a bit...

    Hi again TheWolfOfWalmart:
    OK, we have a bit more information, but we still don't have enough to help you.
    Are you bound by an NDA or can you post freely online.
    If you can, show us everything you...
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    Hi TheWolfOfWalmart: At the risk of sounding...

    Hi TheWolfOfWalmart:
    At the risk of sounding negative about this, do you have any idea what you're getting into here?
    As others have pointed out, there is much to know and the "what to know" varies...
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    Hi again Sorriso: My Diaform is the table...

    Hi again Sorriso:
    My Diaform is the table mounted version and it sounds like yours is the spindle mounted version.
    If I understand correctly, you are asking how to position the diamond so it is at...
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    Good afternoon Sorriso: There is lots to know...

    Good afternoon Sorriso:
    There is lots to know about how to set it up and use it to make accurate profiles on your grinding wheels and also to preserve the very expensive accurate diamond point that...
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    Hi drcoelho: If I was buying for your stated...

    Hi drcoelho:
    If I was buying for your stated needs I'd love to have a rebuilt Monoset in my shop, but I'd grab a Deckel S11 in a heartbeat if I could score one for a reasonable price.
    Problem is...
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    Hi again Toms Wheels: In post # 7 you wrote "but...

    Hi again Toms Wheels:
    In post # 7 you wrote "but adjusting the angle of the dress on the trailing side of the wheel would be easier"

    By leaving the wheelhead spindle co-planar to the workpiece...
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