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    That hydraulic schematic is an oops, not part of...

    That hydraulic schematic is an oops, not part of this project.

    The pipes get moved by grippers on each end of the Z axis that drop down to grab the pipes. Then X axis moves to the right to bring...
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    So today I finally got to test my prototype Auto...

    So today I finally got to test my prototype Auto Rack feeder. It works! Needs some revisions but this was built from scrap I scrounged from around the plant and a gearbox from a machine I built 25...
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    298852 A SolidWorks model view of the machine. ...

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    A SolidWorks model view of the machine. The rack on the left will hold about 300 pipes 4' long and the straps will pull them to the top to overflow into the machine. The gripper on the left...
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    I’ll have to post some pictures of what I am...

    I’ll have to post some pictures of what I am doing. I think when you see it you’ll be amazed at simple this automation is. I’ve done lots of automation projects and have a good track record so I...
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    Yes I lost my job with a wastewater treatment...

    Yes I lost my job with a wastewater treatment plant manufacturer because I made the mistake of unloading on the owner, when a slacker took a text out of context and sent it to my boss, who's response...
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    Damn, That’s nice of you! You know at my new...

    Damn,
    That’s nice of you!

    You know at my new job we make solar heaters for swimming pools. Not really making the world a better place in my mind. My last job I was inventing waste treatment...
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    295980295981 Here is my grandson with the...

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    Here is my grandson with the machine. One side is still assembled, the other sid he has taken apart.
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    Automating a CNC drilling machine

    I have posted about my grandson working with me at my job and we are getting ready to start on a new project. The company purchased a 2 axis drilling machine with 5 spindles to drill 104 holes in...
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