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  1. Just a guess, but we have a large electro-magnet...

    Just a guess, but we have a large electro-magnet for lifting material, some years back we noticed chipping around the coil unit and contacted the manufacturer, there tech guy told us to just reseal...
  2. Assuming your talking about a syncrowave power...

    Assuming your talking about a syncrowave power source then you have a what is called a constant current power source.
    You should see open circuit voltage (OCV) on your meter, close to what the...
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    Surely a 20 ton press will be enough. That said...

    Surely a 20 ton press will be enough. That said when dealing with specialty metals or very odd broaching procedures I contact
    Dumont 413-773-3674. We have tons of Dumont tooling, I believe there...
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    For what's it's worth. about 10 years ago we...

    For what's it's worth. about 10 years ago we purchased two three Ingersol rand refrigerated air driers, large units.
    16 months later one unit had the fan bracket that was pop riveted to the base...
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    Laser welding has been around for quite some...

    Laser welding has been around for quite some time, that said there are some concerns about hand held devises even at low wattage.
    There are hazards not only from beam or specular reflections when...
  6. In contained GTAW coolant systems, Be sure and...

    In contained GTAW coolant systems, Be sure and use coolant that is formulated for GTAW cooling systems, some people complain about the price but its well worth it. You should never see rust problems.
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    The plasma arc typically spins counter clock...

    The plasma arc typically spins counter clock wise, so for exterior cutting have your torch move clockwise and counter clock wise torch travel for internal hole cutting.
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    Years back we purchased a 5K from a guy retiring...

    Years back we purchased a 5K from a guy retiring from the business. I don't know how he got it in there in the first place, But we used a Caterpillar 966 loader with forks due to room restraints.it...
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    Could be obsolete, Maybe someone on the forum has...

    Could be obsolete, Maybe someone on the forum has better information then I, that said we have a bunch of odd/old carbide cutters and one time or another I have called many tool holder manufacturers....
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    YUP, we have ground pilots on the ends of drills...

    YUP, we have ground pilots on the ends of drills before( Think counter sink)For an existing .500 hole we would probably grind a pilot to a few thousands undersize and only about .375 long as it will...
  11. There's a number of vendors for parts when needed...

    There's a number of vendors for parts when needed for the Albrechts. We have always got our repair parts through MSC, mscdirect.com
    Seems jaw sets and the ball bearings are about the only thing we...
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    Could you please send me a PM. I am interested in...

    Could you please send me a PM. I am interested in anything K&T, we still operate several K2's for miscellaneous projects.
    We have a shop in Northern Cal, but have trucks through so cal often.Thanks
  13. We only use B&W 2-5/16" balls on all our trucks....

    We only use B&W 2-5/16" balls on all our trucks. 30,000 rating.
    Just like in the other postings here go with the largest components available for your particular vehicle.
    Get the best trailer brake...
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    yup...……………………...

    yup...……………………...
  15. We have several K&T 2K mills, as all the reply's...

    We have several K&T 2K mills, as all the reply's here state there NMTB 50 but our high speed vertical heads for the K2 is NMTB 40. so our machines run 50 on the horizontal and with the high speed ...
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    We have also found that when cutting round holes...

    We have also found that when cutting round holes that turning off the torch height control helps. We also set our Pearce time for the thickness of the material we are cutting and then Pearce in the...
  17. So do we, mountains of the stuff, you would be...

    So do we, mountains of the stuff, you would be surprised how many times we refer back to a part/weldment for a revision, measurement or several other reasons. We do every so many years after non use...
  18. If the remote contactor switch is set to panel...

    If the remote contactor switch is set to panel then you will see open circuit voltage (OCV)on your meter.
    if the remote contactor switch is set on remote then you should only see voltage on your...
  19. We operate more electric motors in our business...

    We operate more electric motors in our business then most people would believe, that said more then not when we replace motor shaft bearing that had previously been greaseable we go sealed and use...
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    Are you sure the knurled head that rides on the...

    Are you sure the knurled head that rides on the pattern you are cutting is not magnetic, on a lot of swing arm pattern cutters the tracing wheel (knurled head part)is magnetic its self. Some times...
  21. Always some were back east, you will never find a...

    Always some were back east, you will never find a K&T in the scrap yards of the north west side of these united states.
    Even K&T's that have been through a fire still bring a grand. Luckily you....
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    Most all fork lifts have there rated lift at 24...

    Most all fork lifts have there rated lift at 24 inches out on the forks and not on the tips of the forks ,so lifting location on the forks them self's can change lift capacity. example one fork lift...
  23. I am from the stone age, just like using print...

    I am from the stone age, just like using print catalogs, I can write my little foot notes on the pages with references to all kind of things. Computers are great, hell I am using one to write this....
  24. It can get out of control, generally a small...

    It can get out of control, generally a small lathe first then you need a little larger lathe then the next thing you know there's lathes all over the place, some people just can't turn down a good...
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    Just installed 3-brand new DX6's to one of our...

    Just installed 3-brand new DX6's to one of our mills, for what's its worth the boxes the vises came in and the vise it self list Made in USA.
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