it was time for Men in Sheds again today and I managed to make it this time, avoiding the need for dentists and car mechanics. Hopefully this situation will continue, though with an intermittent fault in the car and a mouth full of ageing teeth nothing is guaranteed. 102 more words
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(warning, this is a long, long read!)
I basically just need to type/talk this out to clear it out in order in my mind… But I do also like sharring my projects as I go, so I hope someone enjoys the read, even if it is a bit long winded and rambling as I make some conclusions. 2,795 more words
00:04 I begin by cutting a piece and compare the measurements to the SVG file.
00:54 More testing.
01:29 Testing with a dial gauge.
2.16 Comparing t2 and t2.5 belts. 152 more words
Mazak’s new SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY made its world debut on seven of the company’s latest 5-axis and Multi-Tasking machines at IMTS 2014. SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY is a complete process-performance platform that spans the entire part-production landscape, from programming and setup to metal removal operations to automation to monitoring/data collection and transfer. 603 more words