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These groups are the best place for discussions about basic metalworking processes such as machining, welding, casting, blacksmithing and other aspects of working with metals.

⏣ General Metalworking

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Re: New York Fusion Center Declares Oath Keepers, Other Lib...

by Mighty Wannabe
You are having your wet dream, again. The feds have bought extra 2 billion bullets and shut down all lead smelters in the US. Do you feel lucky, punk? Better root out all those right-wing Timothy... read more »

⚡ Welding Forums

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Welding bench thickness

by Peter Fairbrother
How thick should the steel of a welding bench be? I guess it will vary with what you want to use it for; in my case pretty small, less than 150 amps, but better than average precision. Thanks in ... read more »

⏣ Metalworking Craft

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Bending Aluminum

by Meanie
I want to bend a 3' long, 1/4 thick x 2 wide flat stock aluminum bar to roughly a 7 radius U shape which will give me a 14 (ID) gap between ends. I'm reading methods of bending aluminum and some ... read more »

⚒ Blacksmithing - wrought iron and steel discussions

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Made this Blacksmith anvil round table. Comments?

by Ignoramus14365
I made this round anvil table. Made of a piece of 3 thickness steel with holes drilled around the perimeter. (this is a blind flange) The holes could be useful for hanging tongs etc. http://www.ma... read more »

Metallurgy discussions

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Last Call for Papers: DICTAP2014 - IEEE - Thailand

by sdiwc.org
The Fourth International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and its Applications (DICTAP2014) University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Bangkok, Thailand May 6-8, 2014... read more »

Engineering and Science

These forums contain more advanced engineering and science topics, including physics and chemistry.

⏚ Electrical Engineering

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Re transformer theory-the answer

by Don Kelly
> If you think using an iron core with infinite permeability would > reduce the leakage flux, then we are at an impass, until it is > cleared up. It would have little effect as the leakage is ... read more »

⚙ Stationary Engines - UK

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petter a 1938 mag flange

by enginemutt
hi all does any one have a mag flange for a petter A S 1938,or know where i can source one read more »

⚗ Material Sciences

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isc books

by vaasuisc
Are you looking for best isc books, then central books online is a best online book store where you can find all types of text books and competitive books. http://www.centralbooksonline.com/categorie... read more »

⚙ Mechanical Engineering

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Shaft alignment conventional methods by mill wright for fans...

by Binoy
Dear Experts , Kindly explain the best method to do alignment of shaft in fan or pumps and the related calculations I have attached one conventional method photograph ,is this method is acceptable... read more »

⚗ Polymers Forum

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How to cure diluted PDMS with solvent

by thestargaze
Hi, I am doing some work with adding on a thin layer of PDMS that is diluted with a solvent (DCM, THF, 1,4-Dioxane) on a silicon wafer by spin-coating or drop coating. My problem is that I have notic... read more »

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Discussions about CAD/CAM, CNC, 3D modelling and other computer technologies used in design and manufacturing.

General Robotics Forum

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self replicating machines

by Bernhard Kuemel
Hi crm! Although I'm not sure how much sense it makes and how useful it might be, I find space colonization cool. I think, rather than building space ships and sending humans to space to build spa... read more »

⧑ Industrial Control Group

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On Good Questions

by Tim Wescott
Someone sent me an email this morning thanking me for answering his questions over the years. It happened to be someone whose name always makes me perk up, because even though he nearly always a... read more »

⋐⋒⋐ Computer Numeric Control

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Re: PBS Frontline - Shattered Dreams Of Peace - Documentary

by vinny
A better choice would be the korea fire and ice series. Seems we were only taught about the fight on the east side by the marines. The fight on the west side is like a completely different war. O... read more »

Solidworks CAD Design software

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lasercutting service summer discounts

by Cherry Laser
hello all, I thought this can be of interest to some folks in this group: Cherrylaser, a downtownLA-based laser cutting service, is offering summer discounts until end of August 2014: 15% off on a... read more »

AutoCAD discussions

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Chief Architect Drafting and Modeling Services

by richsact
Chief Architect software is without a doubt one of the most impressive architectural software to create 3D renderings, construction documents and material lists. http://www.bluentcad.com/hire-chief-... read more »

PRO/Engineer (Creo) discussions

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Not able to open the editor for curve inPro/E

by bibhax
Hello All, I'm not able to open the editor after selecting the type of co-ordinate system in curve option. Are there any option need to active ?? read more »

Model Engineering

Application of engineering and manufacturing technologies to creating scale models and small machines and mechanisms. Various hobbies that require the use of machining, casting and other processes also used in manufacturing, are discussed here.

⚙ Model Engineering in the UK

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Tobacco tins

by Cliff Coggin
Like many old codgers I use 2 ounce tobacco tins for the storage of small parts, drill bits, screws etc. because they are robust, a handy size, and the lids clip on easily. In fact I like them so... read more »

Model Railroad Forum

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Cabs Services

by jogiramo
White Cabs Provides Cheapest cabs in Hyderabad radio cab hire, Cabs Services In Hyderabad car hire, car rental and taxi local and outstation travel in Hyderabad. 24X7 call center support and online b... read more »

Scale modeling discussions

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Anyone know anything about the movie "Fury"

by Frank Tauss
The trailer looked interesting but the synopsis I read made me want to puke. Frank read more »

Model railroading in the UK

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Flexible automation on analogue?

by T i m
Hi all, I'm trying to help my brother in law provide a small section of semi-automated activity on his fairly large (a loft-full) model railway layout. He basically wants to have a length of sing... read more »

✈ RC aircraft models

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Where are tracks?

by clesovsky
I live in Southern California in the USA. Where are the nearest tracks? read more »

Model rockets forum

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rec.models.rockets FAQ Part 00 - Introduction and TOC

by rmrfaq
Archive-name: model-rockets/intro Rec-models-rockets-archive-name: rockets-faq/part00-intro Posting-Frequency: weekly Last-modified: 2002 May 29 URL: http://www.ninfinger.org/~sven/rockets/rmrfaq... read more »

⚃ Lego Mindstorms Discussions

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LEGO 3D Milling Machine

by passerby
Saw this in another group, could not resist re-posting here: http://youtu.be/oF0pMILT7_Y NXT-based. Given that it's Easter today, can't resist the temptation to compare it to the Eggbot - similar des... read more »

⚃ Using Lego and compatible building blocks

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by Paul Förster
Hi, anybody here? -- cul8er Paul paul.foerster@gmx.net read more »

International Engineering (BETA)

We provide access to several professional and hobby engineering newsgroups in languages other than English. Due to heavy use of technical and scientific terms, these discussions are relatively easy to translate to the language of your choice. Please note: support of groups in languages other than English is still in BETA. Some features, such as post and reply, are not currently working in the international forums.

⏚ Electrical Engineering (German)

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Akku - 18650

by Olaf Schmitt
Hallo! Ich habe mal ein paar Fragen zu Akkus. Hier speziell zu dem 18650, 3.7V LiIon Akku. Ich habe hier mehrere Akkus gleichen Typs liegen. Alle sollen 5000mAh haben. Nun wollte ich das mal gen... read more »

⚙ General Engineering Forum (German)

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Ladezyklen von Tablet-Akkus

by Ernst Sauer
Dem Surface Pro 3 konnte ich nicht widerstehen, Jetzt ist die Frage, wie lange die Lebensdauer des Akkus ist. Im Netz habe ich folgende Information gefunden: Notebook-Akkus haben nur eine bestimmt... read more »

⏚ Electrical Engineering (French)

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Panneau solaire, branchement le plus simple

Bonjour, Je me trouve par hasard en possession d'un panneau solaire. Je n'en n'ai D'ou ces questions: - que se passe t-il si le panneau est en production et qu'il n'y aucune utilisation de la p... read more »

RC and scale modeling (German)

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Ersatzmotor XciteRC Rocket 65XS

by Sebastian \"Schrottschere\" Suchanek
Hallo NG! Dummerweise scheint einer der vier Motoren eine Macke zu haben: Quadrocopter kippt trotz heftiger Trimm- und Gegensteuer- weniger tief auf die Motorachse zu stecken, habe ich schon ve... read more »

RC and scale modeling (French)

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[Conseils d'utilisation] fr.rec.modelisme

Archive-Name: fr/chartes/rec.modelisme ======================================================================= = Conseils d'utilisation du forum fr.rec.modelisme = ==========... read more »

RC and scale modeling (Italian)

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[MANIFESTO] it.hobby.modellismo

by Gruppo Coordinamento NEWS-IT
In fondo a questo articolo, inviato automaticamente ogni mese, troverai il manifesto di questo newsgroup (it.hobby.modellismo). . Tieni presente che esistono anche questi newsgroup it.test ... read more »

RC and scale modeling (Polish)

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HB king aluminiowa głowica - jak rozebrać

by AlexY
http://www.buzzflyer.co.uk/uploads/images_products/334.jpg -- AlexY http://faq.enter.net.pl/simple-polish.html http://www.pg.gda.pl/~agatek/netq.html read more »

Engineering Science (Polish)

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obróbka elementu z ABS i klejenie

by BartekK
Jest sobie element (tapicerki/deski samochodowej), na 99% jest to ABS. -- read more »