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  1. Al2O3 replied to the thread 240V 1 Phase burn out oven element burned out in 3 places?.

    If service temp is < 2300F, the moldable ceramic fiber is easy to apply, will tolerate minor movement. You can buy it by the gallon,...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 7:28 PM
  2. Zapins replied to the thread 240V 1 Phase burn out oven element burned out in 3 places?.

    I had an issue when I made a funnel for my first dewax furnace. The metal gets so hot that the liquid wax bursts into flames instantly...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 5:01 PM
  3. BattyZ replied to the thread CNC Router Up & Running.

    I FEEL THIS PAIN! That picture you posted brings back nightmares...shudders. Really happy that you are finding some working solutions....

    Jan 21, 2022 at 2:50 PM
  4. BattyZ liked Al2O3's post in the thread CNC Router Up & Running.

    Dust collection! I have a larger central bag type dust collection system in my shop. But, the dust shoe on the Router only has a 1 ½”...

    9 Dust Collector Ducting.JPG 10 DD and Bracket.JPG 11 Base Bracket.JPG 12 Base Clamps.JPG 13.JPG 14 Autostart.JPG 15 Dust Shoes.JPG 16 Dust Shoe Baffle.JPG Jan 21, 2022 at 2:44 PM
  5. BattyZ replied to the thread 3 Phase Kiln Retrofit....from 1PH to 3PH.

    Funny that you bring this up. Have been scouring the marketplace for various metal barrels and kegs to start down this path. Lots of the...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 2:43 PM
  6. BattyZ replied to the thread Effer, a spare parts story..

    Yes to the heat treat. The halves are 12x33x1.25. I plan to cast them 30 degrees away from vertical. A long time ago I fully caked one...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 2:34 PM
  7. John Gaertner attached a file to the thread 240V 1 Phase burn out oven element burned out in 3 places?.

    Update on my 220 V AC burn out oven repairs. I installed the insulated fire bricks in the bottom of my oven and have the stainless steel...

    Repairs to burn out oven (1).JPG Repairs to burn out oven (2).JPG Jan 21, 2022 at 2:21 PM
  8. Preston Smith posted a new thread.

    Low-Mass Iron Furnace - Ironsides Style

    The kids and I have been making aluminum muffins for a few years with a few different furnace styles, but it's time to step up our game....

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    Forum: Furnaces and their construction

    Jan 21, 2022 at 1:17 PM
  9. Al2O3 replied to the thread CNC Router Up & Running.

    Before the last move of my residence, the dust collection system in my last home shop originally used corrugated plastic duct. When...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM
  10. Al2O3 replied to the thread 3 Phase Kiln Retrofit....from 1PH to 3PH.

    That used to be the case for me but not since I built my molding rig........at least on first heat....

    Jan 21, 2022 at 6:18 AM
  11. Al2O3 replied to the thread Effer, a spare parts story..

    Another episode of tools making tools! Nice haul. You going to heat treat those (assuming they are 300 series). A T5 is easy and gains a...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 6:14 AM
  12. BattyZ replied to the thread 3 Phase Kiln Retrofit....from 1PH to 3PH.

    Just an update. Made an okay metal cart for both kilns out of old bed frame angle iron. The furnace is working great, just have it wired...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 4:53 AM
  13. BattyZ attached a file to the thread Effer, a spare parts story..

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Things were coming along smoothly! ...That is until I received a 36 part side job. The 2 sides of...

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  14. Smoking Shoe replied to the thread BIG, REALLY BIG machines for sale..

    Mad man ?!? If so than so am I. You do what works to get the job done. That rig up would be a nice problem for a finals test in a...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 2:18 AM
  15. Mark's castings replied to the thread CNC Router Up & Running.

    I was troubleshooting an ancient 1980's Wadkin CNC router with RS-232 comms problems and interference errors and found the comms cable...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 8:04 PM
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