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    Absolute truth. There is no cheap alternative in...

    Absolute truth. There is no cheap alternative in cast-able if you want quality, whether it's epoxy, urethane or silicone.

    I use 690 as well, but I'm populating very small molds and need the thin...
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    Yeah slow it down - also test climb vs...

    Yeah slow it down - also test climb vs conventional. I surface a lot of resin and never have chip out like that but am moving much slower (I have a very small machine and palm router and use a 3/4...
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    I wonder if an optically isolated USB connection...

    I wonder if an optically isolated USB connection would help.

    Marc
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    Here's the glove mold process. The backer can be...

    Here's the glove mold process. The backer can be anything conformable that will cure rigid and cheap.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRvg0gyPEWs

    Marc
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    (Part 1) Glove mold with thickened silicone (some...

    (Part 1) Glove mold with thickened silicone (some are sold brush-on, some can be thickened with additives - see Smooth-On Thi-Vex). First coat, non thickened silicone (to avoid air bubbles on...
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    These are vectors and ready to go: ...

    These are vectors and ready to go:

    http://www.istockphoto.com/illustrations/purebred-dog?excludenudity=true&mediatype=illustration&page=1&phrase=purebred%20dog&sort=best

    However, for physical...
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    We have a vacuum table, but I find we were using...

    We have a vacuum table, but I find we were using 23ga pins out of convenience (odd sizes, etc) - if the bit hits a pin, not the end of the world, and they are easy to pull.

    However, I ran across...
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    Lots of agreement. Molding would be the way to...

    Lots of agreement.

    Molding would be the way to go, but that would be a fairly technical mold as is. If you could get away with eliminating any depth on the simple side so you could just radius the...
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    Is the money there for acetal copolymer? Machines...

    Is the money there for acetal copolymer? Machines like a dream and still crazy strong in wafer thin sections.

    Marc
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    I saw this a while ago. There's a lot to it. ...

    I saw this a while ago. There's a lot to it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pmplff_f5pI

    Marc
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    Any USB on the control PC. Long cord supplied.

    Any USB on the control PC. Long cord supplied.
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    The pendant? Best thing ever. We use it...

    The pendant?

    Best thing ever. We use it constantly. Reliable and well made, too.

    Marc
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    Thanks! Self employed 10+ years before this...

    Thanks!

    Self employed 10+ years before this as a commercial photographer, and I've not assimilated to full time rigidity and politics all that well, so I don't see staying too long. Ended up...
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    So here we are with the HDPE vacuum jig. This one...

    So here we are with the HDPE vacuum jig. This one was more challenging due to size of part, but it worked brilliantly. Pic of the plenum, then the finished parts on the jig, then stacked, and finally...
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    Here is a V2 of the door knob mount masters as...

    Here is a V2 of the door knob mount masters as well as some single mounts having latches cut on the Bot with a jig. We do these in resin because they are really abused, and I spend a lot of time on...
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    This is the problem we encounter with the...

    This is the problem we encounter with the melamine tops. This happens in no time flat - we have big, heavy products with sharp edges. This has gone away with the solid resin top.

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    Layout of the inserts retrofit to the existing...

    Layout of the inserts retrofit to the existing support arms. Not much fun, but bang on (thankfully). Also, custom indexing cleats.

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    Thanks! I've got some follow up as I didn't...

    Thanks!

    I've got some follow up as I didn't post much.

    Most of what we've done has been "needed yesterday" so I've not been in the position to do things the way I'd like. That is starting to...
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    Funny - I just saw this video on casting larger...

    Funny - I just saw this video on casting larger rigid foam panels/props, and they deal with materials savings techniques, too.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eca4wq2c0lA

    Marc
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    New Bot, New Projects

    Hi,

    I'm senior photographer and lead fabricator at a photo studio dedicated to e-commerce photography.

    When I first arrived, in an effort to make myself indispensable, I started making stuff to...
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    Out of curiosity, I did continuity on our PRS A...

    Out of curiosity, I did continuity on our PRS A here at work today, and I get a signal all the way from the collet to the bolts on the frame, even the metal cabinet. I get 5-8 ohm between the collet...
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    Things I would do - If you have dust...

    Things I would do -

    If you have dust collection, start there and ground the hose to the collector.

    Then I would do a continuity test from the bit back, one thing at a time, until that test is...
  23. Worked on the first air cut, just how we need it....

    Worked on the first air cut, just how we need it. Thanks so much!
  24. Ok great. Will do. Sounds like a good idea. ...

    Ok great. Will do. Sounds like a good idea.

    Once I get this working with manual clamping, we are going to start setting up pneumatic clamping. When that is done, I'll introduce that. We have the...
  25. Thank you! Marc

    Thank you!

    Marc
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