Posts Tagged: Welding

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Custom grips for Instron test press

These are custom grips I made for use in an instron test press. I welded a nut on large strap shackles.  This allows adaptability for either using threaded rod to pull the  specimins in tension or adapters I made to

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Custom grips for Instron test press

These are custom grips I made for use in an instron test press. I welded a nut on large strap shackles.  This allows adaptability for either using threaded rod to pull the  specimins in tension or adapters I made to

Soils Box C-Channel Rack
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Soils Box C-Channel Rack

  The face of the soils box is a bunch of C-Channels that bolt the the face of the box. The students work their way up as the compact soil so it is handy to be able to assemble the

Soils Box C-Channel Rack
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Soils Box C-Channel Rack

  The face of the soils box is a bunch of C-Channels that bolt the the face of the box. The students work their way up as the compact soil so it is handy to be able to assemble the

Rigid Puch Free Spirit

1978 Rigid Puch Free Spirit

This is a 1978 Rigid Puch Free Spirit that I have been working on for too long. A previous owner had the shocks welded in with what looks like tubes off of a dolly. I cut off the seat post

Rigid Puch Free Spirit

1978 Rigid Puch Free Spirit

This is a 1978 Rigid Puch Free Spirit that I have been working on for too long. A previous owner had the shocks welded in with what looks like tubes off of a dolly. I cut off the seat post

Crossmember welding repair
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Cross Member Welding Repair

One of the cross members for the third scale bridge in my lab tore this section of steel right in half. I ended up chamfering both sides of the broken part with a grinder and clamped it all back together. I then

Crossmember welding repair
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Cross Member Welding Repair

One of the cross members for the third scale bridge in my lab tore this section of steel right in half. I ended up chamfering both sides of the broken part with a grinder and clamped it all back together. I then

40T Welded Swingarm

Motobecane 40t Frame

Here is a Motobecane 40T Frame. The stock frame is rigid and could be easily bent. I traced out the pieces by making cardboard templates and then transferred them to sheet metal. Then I cut the sheet metal out with a cut

40T Welded Swingarm

Motobecane 40t Frame

Here is a Motobecane 40T Frame. The stock frame is rigid and could be easily bent. I traced out the pieces by making cardboard templates and then transferred them to sheet metal. Then I cut the sheet metal out with a cut

Specimen Stand
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Specimen Stand

  First I cut all the rebar to size, I pretty much freestyled most of the dimensions. Such as I think the A arms are 4 feet long and the gaps were all just a randomly picked number. The bottom

Specimen Stand
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Specimen Stand

  First I cut all the rebar to size, I pretty much freestyled most of the dimensions. Such as I think the A arms are 4 feet long and the gaps were all just a randomly picked number. The bottom

Plate Compactor
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Vibco Plate Compactor Repair

We have an Electric Vibco Plate Compactor in the labs. We have the electric model because it is used indoors for research. The main problem with them is that when they are used a lot, things start to vibrate apart

Plate Compactor
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Vibco Plate Compactor Repair

We have an Electric Vibco Plate Compactor in the labs. We have the electric model because it is used indoors for research. The main problem with them is that when they are used a lot, things start to vibrate apart