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Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,230
Posted By Mongo
I've used it a lot and a table saw with a coarse...

I've used it a lot and a table saw with a coarse blade works great. As for a lubricant, one of the best is plain old water.

Don't ever step on the stuff when there is snow on it :D
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,230
Posted By Mongo
I've used it a lot and a table saw with a coarse...

I've used it a lot and a table saw with a coarse blade works great. As for a lubricant, one of the best is plain old water.

Don't ever step on the stuff when there is snow on it.
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,112
Posted By Mongo
Doh!! :o Or... you could do it that way :o ...

Doh!! :o Or... you could do it that way :o

I'm going to have to find some of that Permatex Rest Treatment myself. I think the company I work for single handedly keeps Loctite profitable. ...
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,112
Posted By Mongo
In the same boat... well, a smaller boat... but similar!

Well, it’s been a long while since I posted here but my recent acquisition made it necessary. The other day at a garage sale I picked up a couple of items and drug them home, literally.

Final...
Forum: Fabrication 08-01-2005, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,441
Posted By Mongo
We just added a concrete patio to our house that...

We just added a concrete patio to our house that replaced an old wooden one. When we tore it out we found that the footing supporting one of the walls for the carport had fallen about 3". I could...
Forum: Fabrication 07-13-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,057
Posted By Mongo
A little more verbal wandering

Actually, they are in series, oil flowing through the first valve (and cylinder if the valve is not in the neutral positioncentered) will then flow on to the other. Your comment about the system not...
Forum: Fabrication 07-12-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,057
Posted By Mongo
One possible cause of heat build up in a...

One possible cause of heat build up in a hydraulic cylinder circuit is excessively long lines between the directional valve and the cylinder. If the lines are too long, the oil just passes back and...
Forum: Fabrication 04-11-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
Well.. I kinda fell off the planet for a while......

Well.. I kinda fell off the planet for a while... but I'm back now... sorta.

First, stop reading right now Franz.... it's only gets more "techy" from here down.

We use a press brake and I will...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
We have a guy here at work that designed an 1800...

We have a guy here at work that designed an 1800 ton unit a few years back. It was used to make the formed and welded lighting poles that you see on the side of the road. He said that it was...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
Pic 3 of 3

Pic 3 of 3
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
Pic 2 of 3

Pic 2 of 3
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
Hydrauilc Brake

Here are some pics of the brake here at work. This is a 175 ton unit with hydraulic cylinders on each end. They are linked by a rather large diameter torque tube and then connected to the top head...
Forum: Fabrication 01-19-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
Well come on now.... spit out your specs!

Well come on now.... spit out your specs!
Forum: Fabrication 01-19-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
I tend to agree with you, however, I have access...

I tend to agree with you, however, I have access to a 12' Accupress CNC brake at work. I just want something to tinker with at home. If I want to play with the big boys, I go to work and do it.
Forum: Fabrication 01-19-2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
The idea there is to be able to more...

The idea there is to be able to more accurately/consistently position the top plate. I'm a bit of a repeatability freak in that if I find a setup that works, I like to be able to recreate it easily...
Forum: Fabrication 01-19-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,958
Posted By Mongo
Sheet metal brake design

I have been looking at the various incarnations of sheet metal brake designs that have appeared here there and everywhere. I am going to design my own and am looking for a little input.

In the...
Forum: Machining 01-18-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,263
Posted By Mongo
That's the lovely thing about being Canadian. We...

That's the lovely thing about being Canadian. We think nothing of defacing the metric system simply to help us do unique things with imperial dimensions.

An 11mm ream will give you .433" hole and...
Forum: Fabrication 01-14-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
If you look at the picture, the sub is quite...

If you look at the picture, the sub is quite shiny. That's not water! It's a thin layer of KY jelly spread over the whole think so it slips in better
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Forum: Fabrication 01-14-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
Ah, c'mon now... we don't keep all our subs in a...

Ah, c'mon now... we don't keep all our subs in a mall. Here is one of our current ones Canadian Submarine (http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1105616325751_3?hub=Canada) Of course...
Forum: Fabrication 01-13-2005, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
Talking Here is a site of of weldor(er) dictionary...

Here is a site of of weldor(er) dictionary definitions Welder (http://public.onelook.com/?w=welder&ls=a),Weldor (http://public.onelook.com/?w=weldor&ls=a). It is pretty much a coin toss as to how...
Forum: Fabrication 01-13-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
Well if I screw up a bend allowance, it's usually...

Well if I screw up a bend allowance, it's usually one of our tig guys that is all over my arse cuz stuff doesn't fit up. A "Welder" has to be so many things to so many people that the talent has to...
Forum: Fabrication 01-13-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
I been buying shares (12 at a time) in Bud for...

I been buying shares (12 at a time) in Bud for way too many years already.



I agree, and like I said, it usually makes no difference. I used to work in a fab shop building sawmill equipment....
Forum: Fabrication 01-12-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
In simpler terms.... stuff stretches when you...

In simpler terms.... stuff stretches when you bend it.

How's that ;)
Forum: Fabrication 01-12-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mongo
Using bend allowance or K factors when forming

I sent Slim's drawing off to him for his gate latch and one of the things that came up was the discussion of K factors, bend allowance and bend deductions when forming sheet metal.

For those that...
Forum: Fabrication 01-12-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,482
Posted By Mongo
I think I got it

So the issue would be...

Two tables, both grounded to AC ground through receptacles. Connect welding ground to table "A" only and strike an arc on table "B". The only connection between "A" and...
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