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by E189552
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: S&H charges
Replies: 29
Views: 6998

Re: S&H charges

I thought I could save myself shipping charges by going direct to one of my distributors, just a short drive away. Sales rep says - NO WAY - after he enters the order everything is automated to the dock. Said about 15 min. From stock pull to ready for shipper, no where to interrupt the process. I gu...
by E189552
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hydrogen Embrittlement
Replies: 14
Views: 5042

Re: Hydrogen Embrittlement

Years back we machined hardened steel and were required to test for hydrogen embrittlement by using a nitric acid bath.
Any “damaged” areas would show as bright specks.
by E189552
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Piston or Wedge
Replies: 18
Views: 8033

Re: Piston or Wedge

I second the wedge design over the piston, much more rigid & secure.

I do believe that the original mfgr for KDK is out of business but a company called Ajax Tool Supply still sells a KDK clone line of toolposts & toolholders.