Here is a list of all the postings Brian Sweeting has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: 10,000 Year Clock now under construction|
Who'se going to be around to see if it works properly I wonder?
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 22/02/2018 14:39:31
|Thread: Finding authors in these postings|
Nice one Neil.
Michael G, yes your link worked and brought up a range of 'Brians'
I have just tried with Brian Wood successfully, how strange. I wonder if uncleared caches or something similar was causing my search to fail earlier.
I'm with Brian also.
The main search method did not work on my Android tablet running Chrome.
|Thread: Tool trips RCD intermittently|
With regard to the various leakages that happen with motors you should really use motor rated MCBs.
Look at type C MCB.
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 21/02/2018 19:07:27
|Thread: MILLING MACHINES|
Have you checked the on/off switch and any safety switches?
By the way there is NO NEED TO SHOUT we read lowercase quite easily.
|Thread: Maplin Electronics Stores|
Haven't been to a Maplin in years but even then i noticed the shortage of skilled staff.
I think the keen electronics biased staff have gone onto more well paid and worthy employment in direct proportion to the fall off in keen home enthusiastic amateurs.
|Thread: TEST THREAD|
Just a forum date test post.
|Thread: Makita 12volt drill|
Probably the trigger unit.
|Thread: Portable generator|
What does the data plate say about FLC/FLA or LRA?
|Thread: Strip Down to Clean New Warco 250V|
The handbook should give you maintenance instructions which cover this topic.
|Thread: Self tapping sheet metal screws|
Have you looked at self drilling screws for sheet metal, vast array of types and sizes.
Just an example here....Â **LINK**
|Thread: Australia is not a country???|
My head hurts.Â â€‹
|Thread: set a status under forum name in My Friends.|
Thanks for that Ian, just checked and realised that I hadn't ticked the 'show' box, done now.
It just lets you put in a small comment if you wish.
I have "Retired & happy in South Devon." in mine.
|Thread: Running out of space|
Makes sense to me.
Unfortunately the original post did not mention any context but merely asked "Comments?"
What on ?
|Thread: 'Intelligent' Battery Chargers|
It may not be a name that s in common use with car owners but Oxford Battery chargers are used a lot in the motorcycle world. They do operate on car batteries as well.
Not cheap but I've been happy with mine.
|Thread: Budenberg Dead Weight Pressure Tester|
Thanks for the info Ian.
Surely miniature pressure gauges can only be used as simple indicators.
Looking at a picture of a 0-80psi gauge the gauge needle appears to have a width covering about 6psi.
Can that tester be used to test pressure relief valve settings? If so then that should be the way to go.
As you say the small gauges are by nature only an indicator, the range between index marks being guessed by the user.
Start by getting a decent gauge and calibrate it with your new toy.
Make a test manifold to hold your new 'test' gauge and any other gauges to be tested. This way you tested is mobile and its accuracy can be traced back to the dead weight tester.
A simple air pressure pump can be made, or purchased, to go with the test manifold.
Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!
You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.
Click THIS LINK for full contact details.
For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.