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: Conversion table|
Tap Drill sizes..
Drill / metric sizes
Also a calculator if it helps.
Edited By Brian Ess on 15/07/2017 22:55:26
|Thread: Chuck lubrication|
As a simple minded small lathe user I would query using grease in the chuck due to greases ability to hold onto swarf.
I know that chips will stick to oil but have more chance, perhaps, of being flung out when the chuck is rotating.
My small chuck has an oil hole not a grease nipple.
After I've oiled my chuck I wrap it in kitchen paper towel, held on with an elastic band, and run it at high speed. This gets the excess oil out quite well.
|Thread: Casting brass|
Graphite crucibles are good, general ebay result from google.....
|Thread: Stripped Bevel on K&B outboard engine|
Don't know personally but my mate Google found loads of "small bevel gears", might be dome in there that are suitable.
|Thread: Homeworkshop site problem|
Sorry guys, must read more slowly....
Just tried the site from my tablet android/chrome, went in okay and copied this notice....
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 08/07/2017 20:30:07
Edited By JasonB on 08/07/2017 20:48:00
|Thread: Not another bloody text book !|
This is what I like, sometimes dislike, about the internet. Somebody mentions something and you feel the need to find out more about it.
5/384, yep, where did that come from; well I've found out more so am a little more brain addled but maybe wiser??
My mate Google gave me this http://bit.ly/2tM9buJ and the next time I need a beam I'll be okay.
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 06/07/2017 15:41:51
|Thread: Chinese Electric Cars|
One problem that I foresee for the UK market at least is where are these cars going to get recharged.
Modern housing units seem to be built without garages and in some cases there isn't even a parking space attached to the property.
|Thread: Tool question?|
Or refrigerant pipe flaring tool, yes missing the part that does the work.
|Thread: ALBA 2S Shaper Refurbishment - Lots of questions!|
Copper tubes on motor often just had a small flap over them.
Couple of drops of oil to lube the bearings.
A manual is available from lathes.co.uk, link here..
BS -1936 Refers to a British Standard about screw threads.
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 23/06/2017 16:13:01
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 23/06/2017 16:21:26
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 23/06/2017 16:22:14
|Thread: Help with burner for Stuart boiler|
As Maurice intimated and the fact that your flames go out shows that the flame is not hot enough.
The copper tube is taking heat from the flame due to a lack of fuel supply. Open up the slots, I wouldvsiggest trying on a practice piece first.
|Thread: Help with Propane torch please|
You can get a double nozzle Rothenberger 3.5012 burner which ups the heat output.
Quote from an advert...
Rothenberger 3.5012 ROFIRE Swivel PRO Double Barrel Brazing/Soldering Torch with 360° Swivel and High Heat Output As the Torch is double barrelled the following outputs are achieved - 2700 Degrees Centigrade with Mapp Gas and 1600 Degrees Centigrade with Propane. Torch will braze up to 1" and solder up to 64mm This item is a must for all AC and Heating/Plumbing Engineers, and a rare item. A truly superb item and Brand New with fast Dispatch ROFIRE Swivel PRO Double Barrel Torch with 360° Swivel and High Heat Output Get the job done quickly and easily with this torch. This makes soldering and Brazing more efficient by swivelling 360° and by having a very high heat output. A must have for any job. Features: • Head swivels 360 degrees • High heat output • Cyclone burner Established in 1949, Rothenberger has over 50 years of History as the market leader of innovative and technologically sophisticated pipe tools and machines. A long list of patents, Certification in ISO 9000, 9001 and 9002, and an emphasis in research and development result in continuous improvement and new developments in professional pipe tool technology.
No affiliation, just used them at work brazing refrigeration plant.
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 16/06/2017 20:43:31
|Thread: Can an electric power steering pump drive a hydraulic ram|
Or try a Citroen hydraulic pump, belt driven, seen for +/- £75, produces over 2200psi.
|Thread: Brown-out Protector project.|
Low voltage safety breakers have been part of the commercial world fir many years.
One of the potential problems in the UK is the stability of the mains frequency due to the varying inputs from green energy.
It used to be that the generators, power stations, could set their power output at 50Hz and there it would stay. Now however they have to keep adjusting it to compensate for the inputs outside of their control.
This has most affect on VFD and can cause frequent tripping off.
[Edit]Live data here... http://www2.nationalgrid.com/uk/Industry-information/electricity-transmission-operational-data/
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 10/06/2017 18:35:52
Edited By Brian Sweeting on 10/06/2017 18:37:02
|Thread: Machine moving day.|
Gave the neighbours something to watch as well.
|Thread: Steam Powered Computing|
|Thread: Small cable connecting|
If they are small cables then I would recommend press fit connectors, these are self sealing. I have used them when at work on machinery.
Doesn't a slipper clutch only slip on the over-run?
|Thread: Air in the workshop|
Not an expert in this subject but would suggest checking that the pipe/tubing used is suitable for use with compressor oil as there will, no doubt, be some carry over.
|Thread: Meddings pillar drill problem|
Is there a locking screw/nut somewhere that has tightened itself?
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