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|Zone Name||Machine Shop|
|Zone Slogan||End Mills always pay their debts|
|Zone Coordinator(s)||Evan Allen|
|Paypal Button||Pay money to Machine Shop|
- 1 Safety Notes
- 2 Table of Equipment
- 3 TODO List
- 4 Useful Sites
- 5 Trash
- Do not use the bench grinder on aluminum as the aluminum flakes can trap heat in and cause the wheel to fracture.
- Do not cut off any piece of your body
- Leave the space as clean as you found it. If you find it in a messy state, please send the coordinator an email describing the mess, date, and time, and then please be extra awesome and clean up after those before you.
Table of Equipment
|Acer 1440G Lathe||Yes||Nate Bezanson, TJ Cook, Brian Wennberg, Aaron D||Running|
|Brown and Sharpe Surface Grinder||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Dake Band Saw||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Dayton 24" Brake||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|DoAll Band Saw||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Edlund Drill Press||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Heinrich Deep Throat Bench Punch||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Machine Shop Motion Sensor||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Machine Shop Ceiling Fan||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Machine Shop Light Switches||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Niagra 342 Shear||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Powermatic Belt and Disc Sander (Model 30A)||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Rockwell Grinder 2||No||i3Detroit||Running|
|Kalamazoo Horizontal Band Saw||No||i3Detroit||Down|
|Monarch Series 50 Model 16 Lathe||No||i3Detroit||Down|
^^click the title to edit the todo^^
The following list is an attempt to offer up suggestions of tasks that could be accomplished throughout the space by people interested in helping out.
Feel free to take charge of one or more of these items as your time and expertise allow. If you have taken charge of a task, please put your name into the field next to the task.
Should you run out of time or ability to complete a task, make sure to post on the mailing list and "fail loudly". This ensures that task status is shared, and no task languishes in silent failure.
|Dayton 24" Brake||
|DoAll Band Saw||
|Dake Band Saw||
|Kalamazoo Horizontal Band Saw||
|Acer 1440G Lathe||
|Edlund Drill Press||
|Fix exhaust fans||1|
|Brown and Sharpe Surface Grinder||
|sheet metal roller||
|Niagra 342 Shear||
|Rockwell Grinder 2||
|Heinrich Deep Throat Bench Punch||
|Acer 1440G Lathe||Center Tailstock|
|Bridgeport Mill||replace or repair light (droops)
wire in the power feed, light, and DRO so the wires are not in the way run air line to the machine for coolant mister repair coolant mister (droops) buy and add pneumatic drawbarbuy and add drill-powered knee
|Dayton 24" Brake||Build a stand and bolt it to the floor|
|Edlund Drill Press||Fix tensioner|
|Monarch Series 50 Model 16 Lathe||
|Powermatic Belt and Disc Sander (Model 30A)||1. Add/enable dust collection system for the machine.
2. Make a butterfly valve for the disc vacuum line.
3. Add disc and belt direction arrows.
4. Replace belt guard nuts with knobs for easier removal and replacement.
5. Replace missing and broken adjustment knobs.
6. Add miter gauge to disc sander bed.7. Find at i3 or buy heat gun for changing sanding discs.
Virtual Machine Shop
Information on a wide variety of machining operations.
Information on Gears
Timing Belts, Pulleys and Metric Gears
Info from Stock Drive Products/ Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI)
Introduction to the Mini Lathe
If you know how a dog works with a face plate you may not need to look, but otherwise
Adam doesn't skip over much, so if a project takes 4 hours of shop time, there are probably 4 videos, each between 30 and 50 minutes long. Gives a good sense of pacing, order of operations, and general flow of work. For someone who's new to machining, this can be helpful:
- Please don't throw sheet metal, copper, or aluminum away. We recycle these.
Pages in category "Machine Shop"
The following 20 pages are in this category, out of 20 total.