Sources of Supply for Woodworkers. Trevor Pope – July 2018. This list is aimed at woodworkers based in Gauteng, but does include some suppliers elsewhere in South Africa. . Many suppliers have web sites, and some even have catalogues on-line, so go to their sites for the latest i
"Cumulative Fatigue Failure for Dummies" I broke a crankshaft while racing my 100S and that experience always haunted me because original 100S engine blocks are extremely rare and I knew that I had been very lucky not to have destroyed mine with that "blow up".
- STARTER CLUTCH: "If there is not enough grip between the plunger and the roller, it can skip, causing the grinding, clacking noises you hear. I have been told by a Yamaha mechanic with over 20 years experience that it is very possible for some synthetics to greatly increase the chances that this will occur.....
Anybody with more than a passing interest in knives has certainly encountered the tired old controversy of forging versus stock removal. Although I am a forge guy myself, I have often admired the restraint my grinding brothers have shown while being told how inferior their product was because they hadn't hammered on the steel.
The crankshaft is one of the most highly stressed engine components. The stress increases four times as the engine speed doubles. The crankshaft is rejected if there is any sign of a crack, because a cracked crankshaft may break (Fig. 20.57) if continues in service. Crankshaft cracks in high ...
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I joined this forum to ask questions about machining a crankshaft for my quarter-scale Merlin engine. You can see the engine at I first started the topics 'fast stock removal from steel', and 'forging' to simply ask questions about processes, and there's some good answers in those.