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Thread: Warco WM18
03/11/2020 15:28:02

Hi Ramon,

have a look at this thread

it discusses how to fit the power feed to a WM18 and WM 16

might be useful for you



Thread: More Windows 10 Shenanigins
15/06/2020 18:53:29

My PC updated today W10 and now after a few minutes of use a get a Blue screen stating that "Critical Struture Corruption" has occured and that it needs to gather the information and reboot

After speaking to my son (a professional computer programmer) he helped me install a microsoft program called Show Hide (WUSHOWHIDE) can be downloaded from the MS downloads area

It allows you to interagate the updates and decide if you want them or not

If not you simply select hide and it removes it from the update but more importantly flags it for any future update that come along and doesnt try to Re Install it

After I removed the 3 new updates with this program all is now back to normal

Simply google MS Show Hide



Edited By Trevorh on 15/06/2020 18:53:50

Thread: Removing nylon plug from carbon fibre tube
22/05/2020 19:50:27

Sam A simple but expensive option - Buy an Ent and come back from the dark side...

Hope you get it out without any damage to the mast Mate

cheers for now


21/05/2020 19:19:46

As Sam states it will go in approx 50mm, I had to remove mine from my enterprise mast and it was 50mm inside but very good fit - I believe the nylon swells slightly on top of the tap in fit makes it quite difficult to remove but using the taped hole and slide block is the best way as trying to just twist will break 1 of the legs



Thread: What Did You Do Today 2020
06/05/2020 07:48:50

Finally had need to use my drilling clamp jig, nothing too complicated or difficult by the standard of others but none the less Pleased to have used the jig and happy with the result, just not sure how to rotate the photo's

finished result.jpg

drilling jig.jpg

Edited By Trevorh on 06/05/2020 07:49:47

29/04/2020 15:21:41

In the Industrial Printing industry the manufacturers always age the cast Central impression Cylinders for 12 months before machining the face

The castings can be anything from 20 Ton upto 40Ton typically 2 metres wide and a diamter of approx 2.5 metres

these are then machined to a TIR of 0.02mm across the face and ends

this happens with most German and Italian manufacturers

The Italians have a storage area at the back of the factories with lines of these castings - quite impressive


Edited By Trevorh on 29/04/2020 15:22:31

Thread: 3D Printed Face Mask
03/04/2020 08:42:02

Thanks for that Steve, I have passed this onto my lad who has a printer

stay safe



Thread: Compressors
23/03/2020 08:46:54

Vee Belts if correctly aligned will last years

first option is belt dressing spray - prevents / reduces slippage and therefore running temp

second option check Tension - google for the correct deflection distance

if the above are good and good alignment then the only heat generated is as the belt is creating slight friction as it goes around the pulley's, they are designed for this

Easiest way to check for alignment is either a straight edge or piece of string

to use the string simply rotate by hand 1 pulley trapping the string under it, rotate to a mid point and now pull the string tight across the other pulley, look at the faces (edges of the pulleys and adjust until the string when pulled across both pulley's touches across both at the same time


Thread: Coronavirus
20/03/2020 13:40:17

Yes you can Freeze Milk in its plastic bottle, AS long as you remove a portion to allow for expansion during the freezing process


Ex industrial refrigeration/Blast freezer engineer

Thread: Ultrasonic Cleaner Died
19/03/2020 16:11:27


on the industrial ones I work on its usually the frequency generator that fails, as you say everything else appears to be working - however on domestic ones I have no idea what or where the generator would be located


Thread: Cost of Stamps to Increase
21/02/2020 14:54:29

The cost increase is due to the improved security side of things, I was at 1 of the printers the other week servicing the equipment.


Thread: Cable Gland
21/02/2020 09:08:00

Have a look at the double barrier range of glands (usually in Brass) they have a min 15mm thread as 5mm is required to be in contact due to the their application


Thread: Encryption software
17/02/2020 08:39:00

I Use Lastpass its free and secure as any other where it will generate unique passwords for you as well as auto fill the details if you want it to

it assesses the strength of the password and sit there in the background waiting for you to open a site and it will ask if you want it to complete the username and generate a password

it was was recommended by my son who is a professional computer programmer

I have been using the basic version (free) for several years now

Cheers Trevor

Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019
12/12/2019 14:23:11

Hi George, Bri

I purchased the same unit from Warco and they only come in White/cream, its the same company that supply's both outlets,

Bri, have a look at my album where I fitted the same unit onto my WM 16 and had similar issues but it does work well and yes it is slightly noisy but that's because of the poor quality of the gears - seem to be different profiles and dont mesh as they should

for me its not an issue as I dont use it frequently to be a problem - one day I will make my own gears and throw the supplied ones away

if you want a spare end plate casting I have it put to one side as I never used it or the other parts like the trough and the centre stop assembly



Thread: It's Myford Jim, but not as we know it!
26/11/2019 11:43:39

The bottom line with ISO 9000 was you simply had to say what you do and do what you say - then document it

so if its a lawn mower that cuts grass then it needs to be a lawn mower that cuts grass nothing more nothing less or it becomes a non compliance then you get into the Bull S... side of things


Thread: Warco 1224
25/11/2019 08:59:57

Hi Ross,

I own a GH1224 had it several years now cost 1800 approx 6 or 7 years ago

Been very reliable over all with no major issues, made a couple of simple mods - upgrades

But its handles all that I have asked of it



Thread: Heartbroken!
01/11/2019 10:08:39

Hi Bill,

I have a set of them I picked up a couple of months ago just out of curiosity as to what they were

And like you when I used them they do work quite well


Thread: Guarding for laser cutter
31/10/2019 12:42:55

Hi Robert

good to know as he is now talking about both cutting and a separate one for engraving

I will report back as this project progresses


31/10/2019 08:41:39

Many thanks to all of you,

The ref to orange plastic was my feeble attempt to understand what my son was asking about as he did quote wave length and the like but it went over my head

know where he should start with obtaining such safety equipment?

I will mention about the venting of the vapours/fumes as this is quite a good point to be taken into consideration as well as the eye protection both on and off the equipment

Once again thank you


30/10/2019 20:20:12

Evening all, my son is designing a CNC laser cutter/profiler for his hobby and has asked where he can get some Orange coloured plastic to put around the laser as a form of eye protection basically so you dont hurt your eyes when watching it cut

I guess to act similar to burning/cutting goggles but for laser emmitters

any help please


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