Last Activity:03-28-2017 10:22 PM
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Posted in thread: Milling a pocket on 03-16-2017 at 08:17 AM
I seem to have a minor problem when milling a pocket , or better a corner . This is a pretty
deep pocket, 58mm ( 2 1/4 ") and I'm using a very long 10mm endmill . I need to use that small
Posted in thread: Help required with threading inserts on 03-15-2017 at 07:16 PM
You'll have to use a higher rpm when threading with inserts. Just like any "regular" insert
tool , using to low a cutting speed will dull the tip quite fast . So threading to a shoulder
or threading a...
Posted in thread: Help required with threading inserts on 03-15-2017 at 07:12 PM
You'll have to use
Posted in thread: First sand casting on 03-10-2017 at 08:13 PM
Couple of more pictures of what it should look like when finished . The two bores will get 4
lineair bearings wich will slide on two supported rails on a fully supported frame . More a
Posted in thread: First sand casting on 03-10-2017 at 07:16 PM
Today I poured my very first sandcasting . Been casting alum for a couple of years now , mostly
I simply fill all kinds of tin cans to cast rounds and squares wich can then be used on the
lathe and mi...
Posted in thread: goodbye my autocad goodbye on 03-01-2017 at 06:38 PM
Just gave draftsight a try , and it does look and feel quite familiarto the old autocad . No
more drawing tablet , I guess I'll have to get used to that . But at least the learning curve
won't be to s...
Posted in thread: Cutting Spur Gears -- A neat technique on 03-01-2017 at 06:26 PM
So if I understand this correctly it is quite possible to make a Z40 MOD1 gear with a pressure
angle of 14.5° , and it is also possible to make a Z40 MOD1 gear with a pressure angle of 20° .
Posted in thread: Cutting Spur Gears -- A neat technique on 03-01-2017 at 03:40 PM
A silly question maybe . The helicron website says to make the cutter using a V shaped lathe
tool with an included angle of twice the pressure angle . What determines the pressure angle of
a gear or a...
Posted in thread: Bazmak-Making the acute tool sharpening system on 02-25-2017 at 10:18 AM
Nice work and it was great to see the system evolve . Thx for sharing indeed . Pat
Posted in thread: goodbye my autocad goodbye on 02-18-2017 at 11:59 AM
slowly making progress . My old scsi card adaptec aha-2940u2w is no longer supported in win7
.No drivers available . Some of the 2940 family can be used with a modified vista driver ,
butthe u2w is no...