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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by SteveHGraham » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:35 pm

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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by Carm » Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:07 am

warmstrong1955 wrote:(snip)

15's & 16's aren't 18's.
My world, you just don't run downhill. Lack of fusion. Run over your own slag.

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That's right, not the same, which is why they have a unique numeric designation.
They all have low hydrogen flux. 18 has iron powder added, why you don't see 316-18, but will 15 &16.
Lack of fusion isn't a rod problem, but an application problem.
Uphill/downhill apparently continues as debate in your world.
Both are used, worldwide.

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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by SteveHGraham » Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:51 am

Well...obviously.
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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by warmstrong1955 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 1:04 pm

So back on the original topic.....

I have built several of these, and bought a couple from Northern Tool. One rated at 20 ton, the other at 30 or 40.
The only problem I have ever seen with any, is when the guy running it, doesn't get it centered under the ram. That happened with the bigger of the Northern Tool models, on an OTC 35 ton press.
Un-centered, loads will tilt forward or back when braking, and can, (and did) pull the threads for the extension in the ram, and break the welds on the two vertical pieces of round stock out of the base plate.

I don't know what kind of press you have, but make sure the brake is centered to the ram when installed, and if necessary, make some stops or something so it centers automatically when installed.
If you have the 20 ton Horror Freight press it was designed to, no problem.
The repair of the brake was easy....the ram, not so much.

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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by Magicniner » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:11 pm

SteveHGraham wrote:So the only system it doesn't work with is Windows 10, the most popular OS on earth. Could be worse.
It's prevalent and it's great for armchair users but popular?
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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by SteveHGraham » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:40 pm

You got something against Big Brother?
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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by warmstrong1955 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:33 pm

Magicniner wrote:
SteveHGraham wrote:So the only system it doesn't work with is Windows 10, the most popular OS on earth. Could be worse.
It's prevalent and it's great for armchair users but popular?
:-D
Not!
7 is still first.
10....second.
XP....still hangin' in there at 3rd.

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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by SteveHGraham » Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:45 pm

I meant "most popular among people who were born after electricity was invented."
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Post by warmstrong1955 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:55 pm

SteveHGraham wrote:I meant "most popular among people who were born after electricity was invented."
Bein' as how, ol' Ben noodled it out in like 1752.....and the first battery was invented in 1780.....give or take a year or two.....
......that means, as I said.....
7 is first.
10 is second.
and XP is 3rd.

Do the math.

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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by SteveHGraham » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:04 pm

Lying about your age now? OK, I don't want to put you on the spot.
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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by NP317 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:11 am

warmstrong1955 wrote:
SteveHGraham wrote:I meant "most popular among people who were born after electricity was invented."
Bein' as how, ol' Ben noodled it out in like 1752.....and the first battery was invented in 1780 [snip]

:lol:
Actually, early "batteries" discovered in the 1960s that were found in the the region of modern Bagdad, middle-east, have been dated to about 250 BC!
And no one has yet figured out what they were used for. They remain in a museum in Berlin, Germany. Clay pots surrounding a rolled copper cylinder, with an iron rod through the center, and a lid to hold in whatever acidic liquid (sea water; lemon juice?) was placed inside. They actually generate electron flow.
History is lots of fun!!
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Re: Questions About Metal Thickness

Post by warmstrong1955 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:25 am

NP317 wrote: Actually, early "batteries" discovered in the 1960s that were found in the the region of modern Bagdad, middle-east, have been dated to about 250 BC!
And no one has yet figured out what they were used for. They remain in a museum in Berlin, Germany. Clay pots surrounding a rolled copper cylinder, with an iron rod through the center, and a lid to hold in whatever acidic liquid (sea water; lemon juice?) was placed inside. They actually generate electron flow.
History is lots of fun!!
And humans have been smarter than we suspect, for far longer than we know.
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Too bad they never found the light bulb that went with it! :lol:
That would mess up the Edison fans!
(That's the one that looked more akin to a hand grenade than a battery is it not?)

I was thinking on the lines of commercially sold batteries. If I remember right, invented in the late 1700's, and became available in the early 1800's.
Somewhere around the time Steve G. was a curtain climber & crumb gobbler in diapers.

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