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SUPERLOOOOOOP by Nigger Pivingwidge - Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:36:10 EST ID:NBJ0w/MW No.5836 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Musk finally put out some information on his hyperloop public transportation idea. It looks amazing, but I'm not really /tesla/ enough to know if it's really viable. Anyone here want to take a look? The attached link is the full text of the proposal.

http://www.teslamotors.com/sites/default/files/blog_images/hyperloop-alpha.pdf
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Samsara Siddhartha - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:36:27 EST ID:ShPknZZf No.6891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5836
Do you suspect that it's a prototype for Mars? Because I do.
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Nicholas Sipperdale - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:46:19 EST ID:+u3PHuSh No.6892 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's a short paper, and it's written in a casual manner, not like a dense near impossible to read academic journal.
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Esther Breblingfield - Sun, 07 Feb 2016 04:34:33 EST ID:aW2jiyGc No.6896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6892
I hang out with Carlos mecia behind the del taco
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2017-01 - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:53:35 EST ID:cbS5u/gp No.7038 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What's wrong with trains or light rail?
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Henry Drallykog - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:22:22 EST ID:JLlZ+fjU No.7040 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Hyperloop: BUSTED!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNFesa01llk


Arduino/rasp Pi or other by tech head - Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:01:48 EST ID:0BrDnpk/ No.6998 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hey tesla/
does anyone know how to make an interactive audio installation using Arduino or Raspberry Pi to trigger pre-recorded loops that synchronize?

would love to create but dont know how!

Should I be on another board?

Think engineers would have a field day tho!
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Fucking Banningstog - Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:05:23 EST ID:OiQL0CQb No.6999 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6998
Maybe /m/, that's a busier board, you're more likely to find some sound engie or roadie or DJ who knows how to set up stuff like that.
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Sophie Tillingdock - Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:19:43 EST ID:LMSWX1C6 No.7006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6998

What's your familiarity with programming and setting up software packages you've never used before? I'd say you need either a good intermediate knowledge of C++, or Java (takes more packages to get working) or whatever language they might have compatibility with now.
On the Arduino I'm sure you could copy paste from preexisting MIDI projects and customize it a bit. It would still be best to have fundamental understanding of the syntax and semantics of the language.
Now you could allows hook that to an old laptop and have the little MIDI controller you essential just made defined on your DAW.
If you insist on it being on the Rasberry Pi, you either got to find a preexisting similar project and configure it to your needs. You'll need a simple audio library that supports simultaneous sounds. I'm not sure how well the R-Pi can handle audio processing, if it's giving it to much trouble you might have to reduce the sample rates of the audio files.

So either some intermediate programming skills, or just try diving balls deep into the preexisting tutorials and projects and mangling them till they work for you.
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Edwin Gizzleson - Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:00:11 EST ID:H926XZ8b No.7010 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4QY5Z8LBEo
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Charlotte Fullyridge - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:12:56 EST ID:umzRyjso No.7039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yes i have a rasp pi and while it's a little piece of shit, I just need to get a case for it and install a touchpad.
It runs linux and will absolutely handle homebrew audio stuff, as you can absolutely add sensors like mic and audio in and there's both a 3.5 jack and an hdmi port that does audio out to the tv system.
right now I can play piano on my keyboard, mp3 & youtube.
add a midi pad and you can do digital effects with like garageband or fender fuse, something like that
I wouldn't bother with arduino


Flying by 2017-01 - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:50:34 EST ID:cbS5u/gp No.7037 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone here likes jets? Helicopters?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZOlmbPjViw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjjT1Tmlk3A


copying old parts by Wesley Clunnermodging - Thu, 26 May 2016 00:35:47 EST ID://p8h2A8 No.6963 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hey /tesla/

I'm an eletrical engineer that likes to work on old cars. While bidding on a nos battery bracket for my current project, it dawns on me, wouldn't this shit be cheaper if the people that had the parts, scanned them and got new stuff made, instead of us all bidding the few remaining parts up?

Does anyone know how I can get into making copies of the parts I have so others can use them? 3d scanning?

Some of these parts are pretty simple. Just various bent bits of metal with bolt holes and you assemble them into brackets for mounting this and that. I would think I could draw that up in autocad or solidworks. But finishing it is a bit beyond me. I have like 2 years of autocad but I was never trained on how to select metals or what I've always called "fit"

Like, how do I even draw the bold holes and the botls just right that when they build it for me, all the shit goes together just right and isn't too tight?

Can anyone help me with this?
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M - Tue, 31 May 2016 04:17:42 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.6966 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6963
Although 3D scanners exist (see link below) I`d advise what >>6965 mentioned and using your calipers to measure the parts, and either put it in a spreadsheet or draw them in free 2D or 3D CAD software (or AutoCAD if you happen to have acces to it). Mechanical parts are usually as simple as poissible and have rounded sizes in either inches or mm, so you`d probably be able to draw them without too much effort. As for hole diameters for bolts and stuff. there are tables for this on the internet you could use. Finally I`d advise 3D cad so you can draw the surrounding stuff as well. That way you can very easily see if a part you made fits or needs to be altered. If you still cant figure something out, you can probably find someone on the internet that is willing to help you out.

>>6965
3D scanners do exist with a precision of about 16microns they are probably incredibly expensive.
http://www.3dscanco.com/pdfs/3shape.pdf
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Ernest Fisslebutch - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 17:12:36 EST ID:IZhvBj47 No.6968 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6966
>3D scanners do exist with a precision of about 16microns they are probably incredibly expensive.
Nice.
How does it work?

I wonder if you could archive such a resolution by mounting a gopro on a 3-axis cnc router and using the stepper resolution as reference to record a light field that can be resolved into a high resolution 3D model.

Or could this be the first real application of these lidar chips published in last years research?
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Jack Honeyspear - Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:45:51 EST ID:LMSWX1C6 No.6971 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Go watch Dan Gelbart's series on prototyping and get a feel of how to become independent and less reliant on premade solutions for parts that you can belt out in minutes with some elbow grease. Some shears/tin snips/wire cutter/cut off wheel to cut the rough shape out. A drill press to drill and hand shape the rest(or hand drill and rotary hand tool). Brake bend with a few pieces of scrap board and c clamps, heat the radius with blow torch if it's really thick and use some harbor freight welding gloves to handle. If it can't be simply bolted and locktighted together, or glued, than consider making a spot welder from some microwave parts at some point.
As far as material. 10-14 ga. is probably fine for most project brackets. If things are under load then the housing, struts, bearings, and suspension systems take care of that, not mounting brackets.
Old appliances like computer panels and such are free source of thick sheet. Old tins from holiday containers are another source of thinner material.

Obviously he has hundreds of thousands of dollars of machinery at his disposal, but with the suggestions I made above you have alternatives for pennies on the dollar.

https://www.youtube.com/user/dgelbart/videos

Some other things if you like having a layed out plan that helps are: dykem, paint pen, calipers, scribe, scale or carpenter square, radius gauges, and a compass.

CAD experience is kind of pointless if you don't have real world field experience. Don't turn into one of those guys that have twenty different true position tables and +/- .0001" on every dimension for a part that only needs saw and drill hole tolerances.
Get your hands dirty and make yourself a valuable go to designer.
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Ian Denkinkatch - Fri, 05 Aug 2016 06:56:19 EST ID:/GtFGFci No.6979 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6971

Some top quality advice from this guy. I agree with this so much it makes me wonder if I got drunk, posted this and then forgot about it.
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2017-01 - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:40:43 EST ID:cbS5u/gp No.7036 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6968
Borrow/rent some usage time from the local uni or science facility
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2014/04/the-csiro-3d-printed-a-gorgeous-titanium-bike/


Anyone built a free energy device ? by Rebecca Packlepure - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:30:50 EST ID:fTAGL71n No.6417 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I did and it sort of works.
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Charlotte Gullerdere - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:10:21 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.7028 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7027
Forgot to add;
They would be awesome to play with though. Would love to make one some time.
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Beatrice Gollyhitch - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:50:07 EST ID:ThLNXh+v No.7031 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7028

thank you , puts it nicely into perspective
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Betsy Turveyfield - Sun, 11 Dec 2016 20:47:08 EST ID:GWmaubj1 No.7032 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7024

I've never seen these before but by the looks of it you can increase the power generated by using a bigger antenna. As something to translate reported voltages in to something relatable, the amount of energy stored in a capacitor is determined by the size of the capacitor and the voltage.

energy in joules = capacitance in farads * voltage^2 / 2
and
energy in joules = power in watts * time in seconds

So a 1000uF cap charged to 100 V has 5 joules of energy stored. If you could convert it to whatever kind of power you need with 100% efficiency it could run a 1 watt load for 5 seconds.
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Lillian Womblehedging - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:08:43 EST ID:WiAbb/Pm No.7033 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7032
Maybe we can get some slav to buy a bunch of car batteries and raid the local Radioshacks and hook this shit up to the Duga's over in Ukraine.
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Nigel Nirrybure - Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:37:26 EST ID:KdBRMlw9 No.7035 Ignore Report Quick Reply
theoretically would the circuit, if there is more length on the connected diodes , produce more voltage?


Deck by Fucking Banningstog - Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:17:08 EST ID:OiQL0CQb No.7000 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Crossposting from the various cyberpunk boards, what does /tesla/ think of building a Gibson style deck, would it have engie applications, and what would you build into it?

http://imgur.com/gallery/Cnp9TpP/new
http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-PC-project-inspired-by-Shadowrun-Cyberdec/
http://n-o-d-e.net/post/130139019901/how-to-create-a-gibsonshadowrun-inspired
http://cyberdeck.tumblr.com/post/27952214615/prototype-wearable-cyberdeck
http://stormfront.org/cyber/res/28346.html
https://stormfront.org/cyber/res/34641.html
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Fucking Banningstog - Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:18:45 EST ID:OiQL0CQb No.7001 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7000
Ugh, I forgot we cat planet atechan to stormfront
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Samuel Bubbertadge - Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:57:57 EST ID:LMSWX1C6 No.7004 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I had to look up what the fuck that even was. Seems like a limited niche thing.
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Ernest Fuckinghood - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:28:45 EST ID:WmLOnol0 No.7020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
So it's like a modern Commodore64 hooked up to an oculus?
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Matilda Billingstock - Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:00:25 EST ID:30FJJK9g No.7023 Ignore Report Quick Reply
c; much appreciate
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Rebecca Ginnerstare - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:57:59 EST ID:dLNwpFpO No.7029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Since you're giving up on ever having sex anyway, you might as well just embed steno keyboards on your person. You might actually use them.


The Peace Ray and Power Switch by Fucking Dinderchot - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:32:33 EST ID:LNG8f7Rs No.6253 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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First of all I would like you to share with me any of your ideas pertaining to particle based weapons. I do not care about efficiency.

Second: Has anyone thought about focusing whole cities worth of electricity to a single city block? What would prevent this and how destructive could it potentially be?
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Esther Ponningchud - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:43:27 EST ID:LNG8f7Rs No.6278 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6277
I appreciate your insulting me, but you haven't shared any ideas yet.
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Doris Grandspear - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:06:40 EST ID:uH88yL5u No.6279 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6277
I don't know man I knew a guy who held just that job. His job was to come up with storyboards and idea's for video games, he'd tell me he'd get high in the morning, drink a large coffee, put on some eyedrops, and go to work to brainstorm.

Literally a shit head stoner, spent most of highschool tagging the neighborhood, but he definitely had artistic talent. He then went on to put his shit in art galleries, became a graphic designer, and found the job after he developed a storyboard for some stranger on craigslist.

So there you go. That job actually does exist, you just have to be legitimately talented. People can tell when a story is good, and when it's shit.
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Ian Pittfoot - Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:09:32 EST ID:KULKiVdY No.6280 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6278

Neither have you.
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Shit Tillingbanks - Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:21:13 EST ID:FMSlzPfk No.6283 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6253
Focusing whole cities worth of electricity to a single block? Electricity isnt like light in that it can be 'focused'. You could make a machine which consumes the same amount of power as what a city would consume, but essentially you're looking at making a huge heater or fan or something which would never recieve full power because the city transmission network is equipped with protective devices to prevent exactly that from happening
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Priscilla Turveyford - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:53:53 EST ID:wXQYwiD/ No.7022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Second: Has anyone thought about focusing whole cities worth of electricity to a single city block? What would prevent this and how destructive could it potentially be?
It would turn the air into plasma and melt/burn everything.
Prevention of an attack depends on the method of delivery. But I didn't propose any, I just told you what would happen.

It would probably be very fun to watch.. from afar.


Cheap/free Mechanical Engineering 101 resources? by Cedric Passlefoot - Sat, 24 Oct 2015 21:36:21 EST ID:gQzPZ5om No.6824 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Basically what the title says. I have an intense interest in Mechanical Engineering. I want to pursue a career as an Auto Mechanic and will be attempting to get into a decent college that has both automotive and mechanical engineering programs. But while I'm waiting on that I figured it best to educate myself outside of school I suppose. So I'm looking for a place to get really cheap introductory textbooks on the matter, maybe free or cheap online PDF's as well. Does anybody have any suggestions?

I know that taking courses in Mechanical Engineering isn't exactly a requirement to be an automotive mechanic but I want to create, design, and fabricate as well as do repairs. I seem to have at least a little bit of a latent talent when it comes to machines as I managed to partially disassemble an old motorcycle engine to replace a bad valve and gasket as well as adjust the timing chain after only watching a short instructional video. Sure I had to take apart and put the engine back together a few more times before it fired up but, hey, I got it. And this was with no prior experience with that sort of thing.

I also seem to really enjoy the work, I found it intensely fun. Anyway, I digressed quite a bit there. I was looking for books/resources on things like learning how to do C.A.D. and/or how to draw up design plans on a drafting table (do people still do that?). The math needed behind the subject (math comes naturally to me, especially things like geometry and calculating ratios which I think has at least a little to do with all of this?) As well as general education on the matter. I can't really give any specific examples but, I figured I'd start broad and work my way into more of a specialized area. I want to design everything from internal combustion engines (new and exciting configurations!) to glider planes. In essence I suppose I want to focus on vehicles and transport in general.

Anyway TL;DR - Cheap and/or free mechanical engineering resources, anyone? please?
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M - Fri, 30 Oct 2015 04:53:18 EST ID:orqtNuyi No.6829 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6826
I of course don`t know your financial situation, but I honestly think those books are way to expensive for just interest. I`d suggest only buying them if you are entirely sure what you want to do this.
Also; I`m in my uni library right now and found a book on CAD and heat engines, although I have absolutely no clue wether these exist online or not, here are the titles:
Engineering drawing & design, C Jensen J Helsel D Short
Heat engines A Walshaw.

I think both books are of interest to you.
Good luck.
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Isabella Shittingford - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 01:10:31 EST ID:7b780Sco No.6951 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6824
Nobody drafts on paper anymore...just kiddies in high school in an introduction to drafting class. I learned everything I needed to know about CAD (Pro-Engineer/Solidworks) via the internet and torrent sites. You can easily torrent a bootleg copy of either solidworks or Pro-E. I would say that solidworks is the more intuitive of the two and you can probably find some accompanying pdf text that will teach you the basics. Otherwise, Youtube is a treasure trove of tutorials for that. Good luck and have fun!
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Graham Bliddlestadge - Sat, 28 May 2016 23:45:03 EST ID:Zl+5ngCO No.6964 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6824
>implying mechanics in America are highly trained and qualified
Most of them are white trash. Go be a helper at a shop and they'll teach you what you need to know. Most places care about experience unless it's in the plants or government work.
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Sophie Clayspear - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 04:46:03 EST ID:7YnJeYuF No.6988 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Machinist's Handbook. Anything you could ever need will be in there. Mechanical Engineers are all pencil pushing know-it-alls cunts. I hate Mechanical Engineers. I left the field behind because of those shallow pedantic fucks. Engineer school teaches you a bunch of shit when a Machinist's Handbook would cover everything you'd use in the real world.

Pirate some ansys software, solidworks, Mastercam and blender. Learn them in that order, backwards. Ansys will be great, way way way down the road for you. Blender is good right now and it has input values so you can test designs to make sure you won't run into costly errors. It is going to take a ton of dedication but you can do it if you want it enough of course.

Machinist's math textbooks are aight. The rest are a waste of time or far too overly complicated to make engineer school more of a pain.

>Seriously though, Machinist's Handbook. Outside of design and that sort of shit, anything you need fabwise will be in there. And millions more.
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Hugh Dronningman - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:38:48 EST ID:IjPN+/1M No.7019 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6824
MIT has literally all the resources(lecture recordings, textbooks, software ect) necessary to get a complete undergraduate education in mechanical engineering available to download for free

https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/


tool by Betsy Tootlock - Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:29:05 EST ID:LcB05FSQ No.7018 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What's the tool called he uses to remove the bolts at 1:10?

https://youtu.be/rJEq9f5OTwQ?t=62
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Rebecca Ginnerstare - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:01:19 EST ID:dLNwpFpO No.7030 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7018
I would call that a ratchet driver.


Where to order custom plastic parts ? by Reuben Clockleway - Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:48:00 EST ID:mF3DWO7C No.6830 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I hope this is the right thread.
1.
Can anyone link me to a company that does custom plastic parts ? I live in the EU if that matters.
2.
The part i need to order is a 10,5 x 10,5 x 1,5 box that is empty inside. How would you design a simple box like that so it would be nice to look at and access the inside?, Just make the bottom a different piece and add screw holders to the inside corners ? Also id like the product to be off the surface about 0.5 cm. What would be the best way to achieve this ? Legs ofc but any good ideas ?

If plastic molding is not the best option you can think of than what would be to produce around 50 of these kind of boxes for the beginning ? Was thinking about wood but it has to be commercially acceptable and if i need to make 50 boxes i am afraid they wont look all 1:1 the same hehh..

Thanks and dont mind the typos:) !
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M - Thu, 05 Nov 2015 02:51:24 EST ID:RYyTyznT No.6832 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6830
If you want the boxes to be custom, you could have them injection moulded, this would however cost a crapload of money for just 50 pieces. (a very cheap mould would probably be at least 5000EUR).
3D printing is very cheap but the surface finish is inferior and the quality would very much depend on where you printed it.
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Polly Clollerpig - Sun, 08 Nov 2015 07:57:49 EST ID:z0IUPjyn No.6833 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you only need 50 make the boxes out of plywood or acrylic with a laser cutter.
It's way cheaper than 3D printing and manually assembling them isn't that much work.
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A Wizard - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 01:49:50 EST ID:XN1Cd6M9 No.6854 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6830

Find some fourth graders. I'm pretty sure they won't need much instruction.
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Ernest Gabberstuck - Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:07:37 EST ID:nz8yEnGt No.7016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6830

>>6832

you can have them hydraulic pressed into forms that are in the shape and size of your desired plates, which you then glue or weld together. Also you dont even need it in the same size but you can cut them from bigger one.
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William Hobberwedging - Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:17:14 EST ID:LMSWX1C6 No.7017 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Brits use to have a shit ton of industry in the day, and I have machines that are proof of those olden days of industry. Although every time I deal with them trying to get parts for said machines, they seem to be reluctant, because that they seem to really hate having to deal with international shipping. I mean I could refer you to a shit ton of shops within the US. Look up industrial parks in your area and then check out what's there. You might find some plastic molding shops, or at least some machines shops that make you molds for you to use. Little, dank job shops are usually the most desperate for work, but even mid sized 20+ machine shops will work with you off the street. Mega shops not so much.


Tesla Stuffs by Reuben Bubberbotch - Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:10:41 EST ID:7rz8obbR No.5412 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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First year computer engineering student here, with failed subjects.

Well, what drag me into the waters of engineering is all about Tesla and his stuffs. Skeptical, as always, why his stuffs and other stuffs of aspiring people when it comes to Free Energy isn't wholly, or eventually, seriously taken by people.

It's quite mind-boggling for me, I don't even get how much 'value' it is for one to pursue this stuff. I mean, other people already did, no one gave a fuck and here am I just sitting here trying to conclude on a pessimistic matter on what could fucking happen on the next fucking years, or even decades.

I was literally keeping a library of all of stuffs related to free energy, like almost 40gb of it stored on my HDD. Just.. just irritating on why am I thinking this way.
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Fuck Worthingway - Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:53:21 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6822 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I always wondered about the tesla turbine and it's efficacy. Tesla claimed it could reach 95% of it's carnot efficacy while contemporary ones top out at 90%.
The best small scale implementations are about at about 40-50% which is miserable. But I haven't seen anyone really try.
The geometry of the holes inside the disks for instance could be optimized with FEM and fluid simulation.
And in principle a tesla turbine could be made out of other more temperature resistant but more difficult to machine materials enabling it it operate at higher carnot efficiency.
At last it's very easy to machine the parts with just a regular three axis router and a lathe.
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Henry Bammledure - Sat, 24 Oct 2015 04:27:06 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.6823 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>6822
The university of applied sciences where I study actually has a yearly challenge where anyone can show up and test their turbine.
http://zefirosteslaturbine.blogspot.nl/
The university is currently doing more theoretical research to improve efficiency.

The actual main advantage over classical turbines is that you can use wet steam, the small droplets in wet steam can destroy normal turbine blades (pic related, although I literaly took the first google hit).
And although I`m not sure who did, but Tesla didn`t claim the 95% stuff, someone else did, a lot later.
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Oh Niner - Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:42:54 EST ID:m4ZDEG1O No.6989 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tesla makes nice EV cars. Wait.. it's Elon Musk?
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Eugene Sondlefoot - Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:12:16 EST ID:v644jtd6 No.7014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Lydia Curringnatch - Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:00:06 EST ID:4M/IZJux No.7015 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE


FFFF by Emma Daffingdock - Sun, 06 Nov 2016 00:32:25 EST ID:PXawepa+ No.7013 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/man-built-cutting-edge-stealth-020000859.html

Damn, no wonder military technology is still in the 70's.


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