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Posted in thread: are rivets waterproof on 09-26-2016 at 02:35 PM
HiOn the tender for my Allen 10-Wheeler, I used non-harden Purmatex at the seams. I did not use
any sealants on the rivets used to hold the stiffer on. Just a correctly driven rivet. The seam
for the ...
Posted in thread: Remotor or Rotary Phase Converter on 07-22-2016 at 05:43 PM
What size three phase motor? Generally below 3HP Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) are very
economical for converting old equipment. Now you are indicating a variable speed belt drive
which is useful ...
Posted in thread: Remotor or Rotary Phase Converter on 07-21-2016 at 12:46 AM
HiI will be taking delivery of a replacement lathe shortly. It is 3 phase with a variable speed
belt drive. I would like your thoughts on a rotary phase converter or remotor with a single
Posted in thread: Slag and cast iron on 05-19-2016 at 03:15 PM
The foundry that I use for my iron castings uses a filter to keep the Slag out of the part.Tim
Posted in thread: Paul R. Breisch 1893 Cornwall Blowing Engine Casting Kit with Drawings on 01-24-2016 at 03:02 PM
Paul R. Breisch 1893 Cornwall Blowing Engine Casting Kit with DrawingsA model of an engine that
is currently on display at Cornwall Furnace in PA. The original engine was built in 1893 by
West Point F...
Posted in thread: Paul R. Breisch Popcorn Engine Casting Kit with Drawings on 01-24-2016 at 03:00 PM
Paul R. Breisch Popcorn Engine Casting Kit with DrawingsPopcorn Engine (Full Scale) Casting Kit
1 1/2 in. Diameter cylinder Bore x 2 1/2 in. Stroke Base Size: 23 1/2 in. x 10 in.8 3/8 in.
Posted in thread: Annealing Cast Iron on 01-18-2016 at 10:43 PM
I am annealing the part due to it being hard in general and I want to make them easier to
machine. I have a kiln and a burnout oven to do the annealing in.Thanks Tim
Posted in thread: Annealing Cast Iron on 01-18-2016 at 02:56 PM
Thanks AbbyI have Googled it. Hope to some information from someone that has done it. Tim
Posted in thread: Annealing Cast Iron on 01-18-2016 at 01:13 PM
I need to anneal a gray iron casting. What temperature do I need to take it too? And for how
Posted in thread: Resin for patterns on 09-28-2015 at 06:08 PM
BCC Products BC8002 is what trainman4602 and I use.Tim