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Thread: Parting off alluminium
07/01/2017 07:24:35

I've contrived an attachment which solves the problem of tool jamming, just wait for some monthes as this attachment will be described in MEW.
J Maurel

Thread: Do all bevel gears of the same MOD mesh?
07/01/2017 07:18:41

you must buy the gear pair as the angle between the gears axis is involved.

J Maurel

Thread: spur gears for 2017
01/01/2017 08:25:18

Happy new year and best worksop wishes with spur gears for 2017.

J Maurel

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Thread: Wimberley lathe tool holder
12/09/2016 16:04:03

Look at my article "an HSS tooltip holder" in MEW N°239 issue (march 2016).

J Maurel

Thread: Ball bearings for 2016
02/01/2016 14:59:16

Happy new year with ball bearings for 2016

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Thread: Tumble deburring
10/09/2015 07:10:10

Look at the article: "The rumbling tumbler" in the Nov/Dec 1994 issue of MEW.

J Maurel

Thread: Cylinder Honing Tool
28/08/2015 15:51:56


You'll soon dicover that honing is boring, so why not try boring instead of?

J Maurel

Thread: WOW moments
28/08/2015 15:48:14

I had seen a wonderful rainbow in Geneva, the end of the rainbow was in bank! certainly there was a pot of gold there but unfortunately I had'nt any access to the safe and haven't seen it, sorry.


Thread: New Free Plan - Jeclanide Handwheel
02/08/2015 18:21:20

Look at my video on Youtube: **LINK**

J Maurel

Thread: identifying brass from bronze
14/01/2015 08:40:29

I think the best way is to measure the density: weight the piece, put it in a graduated bowl half filled with water to know the volume, divide the weight by the volume, compare the result with the one for a brass sample. Brass density is lower than bronze one as brass is usually copper with about 40% zinc while bronze is copper with about 10% tin, zinc and tin having almost the same density.
J Maurel

Thread: milling cutters for 2015
01/01/2015 08:28:34

Happy new year with milling cutters for 2015

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Thread: polishing spindle taper threads
01/09/2014 21:54:50

Look at this video:

Thread: Identifying brass from bronze
24/01/2014 17:43:30

Find the density (weight devided by volume), brass has the lower density because brass contains about 30 to 40% zinc and bronze about 10% tin, zinc and tin having almost the same density.

J Maurel

Thread: Taps and dies for the new year.
03/01/2014 08:33:20

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Thread: screw cutting made easy
02/11/2013 09:04:24

You'll find a near relative of the snap tap in ME issue N°4177 (sept 2002) title: A high speed thread striking attachment. The problem is : what happens if the feeding force is more than the spring one?

J Maurel

24/10/2013 10:24:20

 The problem with this tool (15° rake angle) is that it must be of the spring type for the tool not to plunge in the work as the chip is very wide for the last cuts.

J Maurel

Edited By John Stevenson on 20/10/2014 22:47:10

Thread: Ted McDuffie's 'Variable Lead Threading Attachment'
24/10/2013 10:17:48

I've made a taper turning attachment "all contained in a tooholder"; making a morse taper with it is almost as easy as making a cylinder (very quick set up). you'll know it as soon as some magazine would want to publish it. Don't be too optimistic as I've 7 (seven!) articles waiting in ME or MEW stock since 2006 with no publication, why should I write a new one.

J Maurel

Thread: screw cutting made easy
22/10/2013 14:48:41

A near relative of the "Snap-tap" attachment has been descrtbed in "Model Engineer" (no photo, only sketches). Try to find in which issue!

J Maurel

18/09/2013 15:07:08

New video showing the home made attachment at work : **LINK**

Thread: threading metric on an imperial lathe
02/08/2013 15:35:33

For cutting short threads, with no new gear, go to: **LINK**


J Maurel

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