On Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8:49:36 PM UTC-4, Ignoramus22513 wrote:
That looks like a hammer I saw at Finkl Steel in Chicago, 40 years ago. It was forging billets of tools steel, a bit larger than the piece in your video.
Finkl moved and has modernized its equipment, so it's probably not the same hammer. What company is that?
Damn, I miss Finkl. Their old plant used to be about a mile away from me.
When ever I was jonesing for some heavy industry, I would run up to
Finkltown and watch real men bend raw elements to their will.
On a good day, the Finklmobile would roll across Cortland carrying a giant
red hot billet of steel. From thirty feet away, the radiant heat through
your windshield was like climbing inside a hot oven.
Paul K. DIckman
would roll across the street with a glowing chunk of steel, bigger than a
refrigerator, slung under it.
The first time it happened, you would get out of the car to see if the heat
blistered your paint.
Most days, the doors to their forging operations were wide open. I could
stand on the sidewalk and watch 'em for hours.
Paul K. Dickman
Yeah, but there is something satisfying about just hitting it with
a bigger hammer.
I mean, a really, really bigger hammer.
"With Age comes Wisdom. Although far too often, Age travels alone."
On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 09:02:12 -0700 (PDT), email@example.com wrote:
The thing is, he doesn't know the difference, and that's what allowed
him to show off <chuckle> by throwing in the gratuitous psi, and then
confirm his bewilderment by repeating the claim. Wilkins or Ig could
surely have done him the charity of setting him straight but
apparently they prefer to watch him flounder. By now Wieber realizes
he made another ludicrous blunder, but he still can't tell what it is
despite all the hints. The "engineer" equivalent of a deer in the
headlights. In the dull-knife analogy, he's a spoon. Maybe he can make
it to spork if he lives to 200.
You appear to be mistaken. Because that's only 46,500 tons psi, more
than 20% less than Gunner's example. He says he does engineering every
so he must be up on these things. Perhaps he could suggest somewhere
for you to get some remedial training. Best to avoid the embarrassment
of claiming some dinky thing has the highest pressure when we have it
on good authority that much higher pressures are achieved on a
BTW, does anybody know what they're doing with triple the pressure of
the Earth's core, at a warehouse in California? Some kind of advanced
cubic zirconia factory?
Wieber continues his attempts to "prove" the existence of his mythical
60k ton per sq. in. press.
Nope. That's a 40k tons press. Not 60k ton per sq. in.
Nope. That's a 60k ton press. Not 60k tons per sq. in.
Try again, moron. Have you considered learning the difference between
total force and force per sq, in.? Just a thought...
I feel sorry for any teacher who ever attempted to penetrate
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