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  1. My experiences with this is to sit down with the...

    My experiences with this is to sit down with the end user and you customer, point out to the end user the print that you were working to and the parts. If the end user is at all respectable, they...
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    You guys are better than I thought. You can take...

    You guys are better than I thought. You can take a single phase motor and convert it to three phase with a few brackets?

    Three Phase Conversion Kit for 1 HP Bridgeport Motor

    Tom
  3. Very common on the older jig bores. Tom

    Very common on the older jig bores.

    Tom
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    A lot of wisdom Marcus! Tom

    A lot of wisdom Marcus!

    Tom
  5. A lot of organic oils are unstable at high...

    A lot of organic oils are unstable at high temperatures. Unless they are rated for the application, its best not to use them.

    Tom
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    The motors are special flange design, called a...

    The motors are special flange design, called a pancake. Yes, it is a J head, belt and pulley. Contact Jon at H&W Machinery, Home

    He can advise you and if you need a replacement motor can...
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    Terms A mold is the complete unit, with...

    Terms A mold is the complete unit, with cavities, cooling/heating, ejectors..everything. A big block of steel that fastens to the molding press. A cavity is just the part of a mold that makes the...
  8. Story told to me by an old GE engineer that...

    Story told to me by an old GE engineer that straight mineral oils would oxidize and gradually become thicker. I have seen the insides of old mills that the mineral oil had turned to hard cake. He...
  9. And you want to build a machine to make them...

    And you want to build a machine to make them faster? :confused::confused:

    Tom
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    If you want to change to a solder pot,...

    If you want to change to a solder pot, Allen-Bradley or Furnas. Not sure of the other manufactures. The other option you could try is to fool the OL into thinking it has balanced current by looping...
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    That is only one of many factors in mold design. ...

    That is only one of many factors in mold design. Gating, ejectors, methods of sticking part to one side, venting, cooling or heating, parting line. Type of molding compound, filled or unfilled,...
  12. Thread: reamer ?

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    Is the reamer a hand or machine reamer. A...

    Is the reamer a hand or machine reamer. A machine reamer has a fast taper, 30-45 degree or so taper. A hand reamer will cut for about a inch.

    Tom
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    Partner with someone that has mold building...

    Partner with someone that has mold building experience.

    Tom
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    I would say dipping for the smaller parts simply...

    I would say dipping for the smaller parts simply because sprays and such don't get into the nooks and crannies. Generally, sprays and such are more expensive than bulk.

    Tom
  15. Just make a law that any device that can chamber...

    Just make a law that any device that can chamber a round is illegal, either manufactured or at home. Solid block where the cartridge would go.

    Tom
  16. From your comments you said motor ran fine for ~7...

    From your comments you said motor ran fine for ~7 years on VFD but started to decline. You took it to a motor shop, they tested it on true line 3 phase power (yes?) and said the motor was fine. You...
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    I have a two axis SM. The local sales rep...

    I have a two axis SM. The local sales rep estimated that it cost $7000 for a 3 axis upgrade.

    Tom
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    There are pushbutton stations where the contact...

    There are pushbutton stations where the contact block is fastened to the back of the enclosure and the operator to the front. It's not GE but its the same as the GE CR2943 PB stations.

    Tom
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    Keep in mind that one of the goals of electronic...

    Keep in mind that one of the goals of electronic OL relays is simulate a hot motor. This is simple with thermal relays because the OL gets hot just like the motor and takes time to cool down. With...
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    Did this lathe come from a facility with true 3...

    Did this lathe come from a facility with true 3 phase power? What might be happening is that the OL is sensing an unbalance which would be normal during starting. The relay does have a memory...
  21. We have all said our piece. Now just go build...

    We have all said our piece. Now just go build this machine and tell us how it works and at what cost. We will be happy as clams.

    Tom
  22. A lightning system is not intended to conduct a...

    A lightning system is not intended to conduct a lightning bolt to ground. The power of the bolt would explode the conductors. Its intended to discharge the space around the rod.

    Tom
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    As I said, "Unless you have no other options,". ...

    As I said, "Unless you have no other options,".

    Tom
  24. And the number is?.... Tom

    And the number is?....

    Tom
  25. It is unfortunate that you said this. If someone...

    It is unfortunate that you said this. If someone get hurt and the attorneys find this, you will be strung out and left to dry. What you have said here is that you have no interest in the safety of...
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