Category Archives: Work

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Motor and Fan Replacement in a Despatch Oven

  I replaced this motor and squirrel cage fan out of this Despatch Oven. The circulation fan over the years had become encrusted in dust causing it to be out of balance. This wrecked the bearings on the fan. I

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Motor and Fan Replacement in a Despatch Oven

  I replaced this motor and squirrel cage fan out of this Despatch Oven. The circulation fan over the years had become encrusted in dust causing it to be out of balance. This wrecked the bearings on the fan. I

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Motor Upgrade for an LA Abrasion Machine

This LA Abrasion Machine had an aging motor on it. I picked something modern that would accept the same shaft diameter for the gear. Then I ordered an equivalent replacement knowing that the frame was going to be an inch

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Motor Upgrade for an LA Abrasion Machine

This LA Abrasion Machine had an aging motor on it. I picked something modern that would accept the same shaft diameter for the gear. Then I ordered an equivalent replacement knowing that the frame was going to be an inch

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Saw Guard Bracket

For some reason the first thing people seem to do is take the guard off the table saws and throw them away. This table saw was missing its guard so we just bought a generic one. I lined it up and drilled

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Saw Guard Bracket

For some reason the first thing people seem to do is take the guard off the table saws and throw them away. This table saw was missing its guard so we just bought a generic one. I lined it up and drilled

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Hanging a 55 Kip (55,000lb) Hydraulic Actuator

  This is a test setup that we helped put together in the new MMSEC building at KU. It will fatigue the test specimen when loaded. We hung the cylinder and I section with chain hoists with straps going across

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Hanging a 55 Kip (55,000lb) Hydraulic Actuator

  This is a test setup that we helped put together in the new MMSEC building at KU. It will fatigue the test specimen when loaded. We hung the cylinder and I section with chain hoists with straps going across

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Lockable Compartments for Equipment Storage

These compartments were made using existing cabinets. Each part was sectioned off to itself using Masonite and strips of 1” by 1” wood. I just put hasps on all of the sections after that and added padlocks to it so

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Lockable Compartments for Equipment Storage

These compartments were made using existing cabinets. Each part was sectioned off to itself using Masonite and strips of 1” by 1” wood. I just put hasps on all of the sections after that and added padlocks to it so

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Concrete Mold

Here is a concrete mold that I designed and put together. The dimensions had to be rigid, and very precise to meet standards. We were short on time and these molds had to be made quickly. I cut out all

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Concrete Mold

Here is a concrete mold that I designed and put together. The dimensions had to be rigid, and very precise to meet standards. We were short on time and these molds had to be made quickly. I cut out all

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Self Reacting Large Scale Loading Frame, 100 kip (100,000 lbs) capacity.

Here is a full scale railroad testing frame that I helped put together. The hole pattern was decided and each column had to be drilled out with a magnetic drill. This took a lot of time to do. A plate

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Self Reacting Large Scale Loading Frame, 100 kip (100,000 lbs) capacity.

Here is a full scale railroad testing frame that I helped put together. The hole pattern was decided and each column had to be drilled out with a magnetic drill. This took a lot of time to do. A plate