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    Consulting " Mold polishing made easy" by Martin...

    Consulting " Mold polishing made easy" by Martin McGrath
    ,he states aluminum cannot stand rough treatment. Gesswein makes a super-soft stone such as the #7002....If you need a higher polish, try...
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    I had a learning experience in a similar...

    I had a learning experience in a similar situation.
    We had to pay "rent" for our shop space to the company.
    The shop was in the basement of an addition.
    The spancrete guys said the floor of the...
  3. Right you are, it was the first thing that came...

    Right you are, it was the first thing that came to mind that needs stupid tight tolerances.
  4. What are the endpoints of z? The ID of the big...

    What are the endpoints of z?
    The ID of the big end,the OD, or the theoretical sharp points of x and y where they intersect z?

    I hope the OP knows even with liberal tolerances these are x00 $...
  5. [QUOTE Any guidance from the forum would be...

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    Any guidance from the forum would be greatly appreciated![/QUOTE]
    In our world 1/16" doesn't equal .0625" due to implied tolerance.
    The print in front of me gives +/- .06" for fractional...
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    That is carefully worded.

    That is carefully worded.
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    It is all about work flow, raw materials in,...

    It is all about work flow, raw materials in, finished goods out, which layout gives the shortest, smoothest path?
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    Any of these?National Polyfab Company in New...

    Any of these?National Polyfab Company in New Orleans
    Jindal Polyfab Private Limited is a Non-govt company
    Director of Polyfab Australia
    - Polyfab Comshade Commercial Grade Shade
    Polyfab Display...
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    We had .0005" shim stock. We ran the Kraft green...

    We had .0005" shim stock. We ran the Kraft green plastic lids that you break out the crescent
    opening. When the break test was to high, we would add a .0005" shim, too low or a leaker in the water...
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    Remember when your main contact with your spouse...

    Remember when your main contact with your spouse was the notes you left for each other? Good times (not) Been there, didn’t pay day care,didn’t get the tee shirt.
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    We had a toolmaker who was too good to tear down...

    We had a toolmaker who was too good to tear down a mold, scrub parts with solvent and abrasive pads, grease and assemble. He didn’t understand we did not have 45 hours of the fun stuff, design and...
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    So Wisconsin ! / What's goes on in Wisconsin / tech / industry / machining related ?[/QUOTE]

    I work in the toolroom that supports...
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    Google says:GPO-3 is a glass reinforced thermoset...

    Google says:GPO-3 is a glass reinforced thermoset polyester sheet material.
    The glass is causing the drill to walk.
    Best to drill 1/2 way on both sides.
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    Well I took it apart, and a 20 tpi gage matches,...

    Well I took it apart, and a 20 tpi gage matches, so you were right.
    Maybe I got the wrong print, I will check the other dimensions to see if that is the case.

    Thanks for your replies everyone, it...
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    Need German thread spec translated

    [inks Whitworth Gew. 14øx10 Gg”


    Is the thread spec on a Quermutter zoll ( crossnut inch) of a Maximat Super 11 lathe.
    I googled and found Gewinde=thread, but what is Gg?
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    As a person who lived thru an plant evacuating...

    As a person who lived thru an plant evacuating injection molding machine malfunction, I can assure you, you will not die.
    We had a press running delrin, and the nozzle froze off. The overheated...
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    I think it is a simple part with wide open...

    I think it is a simple part with wide open tolerances.
    I have been given similar prints from a guy who had been told that tight tolerances cost a lot of money.
    His thinking was that super loose...
  18. I saw that and wondered if it was supposed to be...

    I saw that and wondered if it was supposed to be mm.

    Since it was designed,and not just what we refer to as a cartoon in my shop, we should be able to look at his spec for max deflection on the...
  19. Those are not engineering drawings. Google GD&T....

    Those are not engineering drawings. Google GD&T.

    I suggest looking for a suitable part that is already produced, unless you have thousands of dollars for custom workpieces.
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    I was wondering about his business plan. You...

    I was wondering about his business plan.
    You sell a product that has a microscopic possible customer list.
    Them you go on a forum and insult the people who could be customers.
    Maybe he thinks...
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    Mr Rourke, there are a couple of your items for...

    Mr Rourke, there are a couple of your items for sale I would like to bid on.
    There is one thing I would like to clear up, after a google search and following links, it appears you conduct business...
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    I made a bracket to mount a regular monitor to...

    I made a bracket to mount a regular monitor to our hurco ,unplug the touch screen and plug into the monitor.You have to use the keyboard function keys instead of the soft keys on the side of the...
  23. I would like to encourage these guys. I think a...

    I would like to encourage these guys.
    I think a lot of great things are done by people who don’t know what they are getting into.
    The experts “know” it can’t be done,but the inexperienced just keep...
  24. I thought two groups of people with no machine...

    I thought two groups of people with no machine toolmaking experience making inexpensive cnc mills were more alike than different.
  25. Hey, they anodize them, so no worries. The OP...

    Hey, they anodize them, so no worries.
    The OP should look at the original ship date, and the latest update. It seems like the October 2018 ship date has slipped to not yet February 2019.
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