|duncan webster||27/01/2022 21:51:08|
|3919 forum posts|
I used a 1mm disc to cut up some thin stainless, and didn't notice the very sharp burr left on the underside until I picked up the pieces. Local GP nearly had conniptions and sent me to A&E, blood everywhere. Moral, use stout gloves to pick up the bits and be careful
|Neil Wyatt||27/01/2022 22:09:12|
18990 forum posts
Did you take a look at Mike Cox's design?
|Mike Poole||27/01/2022 22:40:36|
3302 forum posts
Well Duncan, conniptions is a new word for me, everyday is a school day.
|John Smith 47||28/01/2022 13:00:26|
|393 forum posts|
Truth to tell, I couldn't find Mike Cox's design, although I did look for it online.
Meanwhile, although I have now completed quite a lot of hacksawing by hand instead and the immediate for cutting of steel sheet has now passed...
But thank you everyone for all your suggestions thus far.
|Michael Gilligan||28/01/2022 13:56:26|
20057 forum posts
Current issue MEW 312 … as noted earlier in this thread.
|John Doe 2||28/01/2022 15:30:18|
75 forum posts
John, what about using one of those "handheld" bandsaws? - with a horizontal blade like a mini machine hacksaw.
If you fabricated a suitable clamp fixed to the bandsaw bed to hold each strip securely along its length, then the saw blade would accurately cut along the strip instead of across it, so distortion and burring would be minimal, and easily honed off.
You could make a production line with a length of your sheet with a width the same as the length of the strips you require and feed the sheet through your clamp up to the horizontal bandsaw blade and make alternate 45° and 90° cuts with the bandsaw to end up with the thin strips you need.
PS, Will we all get royalties for your invention when you put it into production ?
Edited By John Doe 2 on 28/01/2022 15:31:27
|John Haine||29/01/2022 11:22:44|
|4622 forum posts|
Based on just having done some neat cuts of 2mm acrylic sheet, one of those oscillatory multi tools with the semi circular saw blade, guide along a fence. Mine is a Bosch PMF2000CE
Edited By John Haine on 29/01/2022 11:23:35
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