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Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2015, 10:27 AM
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Posted By threepiece
Completed parts in the foreground with sample...

Completed parts in the foreground with sample part at the rear. I have yet to install the weld nuts.
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By threepiece
Third setup.

Third setup.
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By threepiece
Second setup.

Second setup.
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By threepiece
First forming setup.

First forming setup.
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By threepiece
I did not have a drawing for this bracket, I was...

I did not have a drawing for this bracket, I was given a sample part and was asked to duplicate it using thicker material.

This picture shows the blank and the major tooling.
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
I work for a company who pays me by the hour to...

I work for a company who pays me by the hour to do what they tell me to do. They supply me with anything I need for a job.
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
I have only the drawing to adhere to. Most all of...

I have only the drawing to adhere to. Most all of the tooling is specific to the job. I almost never reuse it.
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Before I make the tooling I must design and draw...

Before I make the tooling I must design and draw them, the people making the request provide information on only the part, not how it is made. The tooling for this job took about ten hours to...
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Yes, they are.

Yes, they are.
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 11:12 AM
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Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
There is nothing extraordinary about the press,...

There is nothing extraordinary about the press, it is a Dake 50 ton H- frame. I actually prefer to perform this on my fabricating table. It is a two inch thick hardened steel plate with holes...
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
I developed these techniques and others over the...

I developed these techniques and others over the last twentyfive years, I'm sure others have used them.

My attempts at posting more that one picture in a single reply have been unsuccessful.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Finished part third view.

Finished part third view.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:17 PM
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Posted By threepiece
Finished part second view.

Finished part second view.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:13 PM
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Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Finished part.

Finished part.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Setup for forming embosses. The punch is made...

Setup for forming embosses. The punch is made from a section of hardened 1/4" screw.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By threepiece
The part will locate on two edges.

The part will locate on two edges.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 03:06 PM
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Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
This is the tooling for the third and final...

This is the tooling for the third and final setup. It will be used to make two raised embosses.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Part with tabs formed and form tool still in...

Part with tabs formed and form tool still in place.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Setup for 180 degree tab.

Setup for 180 degree tab.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:54 PM
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Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Setup to form one 90 degree tab.

Setup to form one 90 degree tab.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
This is the tooling for the next setup. The form...

This is the tooling for the next setup. The form in the middle will be located on the two reamed holes in the part. There are tabs on each end that will be formed.
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
This is the setup for the first two stiffening...

This is the setup for the first two stiffening darts. 2-5 tons for this step. You can see the notch that was cut in the form so I am able to tilt it onto a square block and apply force in the right...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By threepiece
Setup for the first bend, 5-10 tons of force is...

Setup for the first bend, 5-10 tons of force is sufficient to keep things from moving. I use a four pound hammer with light taps until the blank follows the form tightly.
The other bend to the...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
This is the tooling for the first setup. It will...

This is the tooling for the first setup. It will do two of the bends and all three of the stiffening darts. The punch for the darts is made from a 1/4" SHCS (Socket Head Cap Screw). The two pins...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,450
Posted By threepiece
Two holes are drilled and reamed. These holes...

Two holes are drilled and reamed. These holes will serve as locators for the first setup.
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