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1. ## Thread: Mechanical Design Engineers - what makes you good at your job?

by JAlberts
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### I believe the above does an excellent job of...

I believe the above does an excellent job of answering your questions so below are a few additions:

What is your favorite aspect of being a Design Engineer?
For me it was the challenges that the...
2. ## Thread: Pneumatic hammer prototype

by JAlberts
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### The below will give you a view of the parts of...

The below will give you a view of the parts of construction for a device similar to what you want to prototype

https://www.bullockmfg.com.au/products/pro-fab-hammer-model-1600/
3. ## Thread: Stainless steel heat deform on purpose

by JAlberts
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### Is the fitting a mounted one or is it welded to...

Is the fitting a mounted one or is it welded to the tank and what diameter is it?

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### If there is a block on the drawing title with...

If there is a block on the drawing title with default tolerances (generally based upon number of decimal points in main dimension), if you do not specify a tolerance on your 15mm dimension, the...
5. ## Thread: reversal of concrete pressure calc.

by JAlberts
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### If you have M***cel, one way to solve equations...

If you have M***cel, one way to solve equations like this is to set up a sheet where you have inputs for all know data including a cells for P and R, then place the equation for P in a cell and use...
6. ## Thread: Required pulling horsepower

by JAlberts
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### Without selecting/determining some value of...

Without selecting/determining some value of horizontal pulling resistance it is not possible to estimate the required HP to move a load horizontally.
7. ## Thread: Help needed in determing the tip load capacity of a particular pole type

by JAlberts
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### Since you cannot get any help from your supplier...

Since you cannot get any help from your supplier of your pipe how about seeing if you can get/find the data for a standard pole i.e. O.D.,wall thickness or I.D., material spec and tipping strength....
8. ## Thread: Help needed in determing the tip load capacity of a particular pole type

by JAlberts
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Is your pipe seamless, if so, it is likely Grade B with a yield strength of 35ksi.
9. ## Thread: Help needed in determing the tip load capacity of a particular pole type

by JAlberts
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### Do you know the Grade of your pipe? There is a...

Do you know the Grade of your pipe? There is a wide variance in the min yield strength between the various grades of a53.
10. ## Thread: How to convert pressure (Bar) to flow rate (L/min)?

by JAlberts
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### I see that you are trying this forum as an...

I see that you are trying this forum as an alternative Physics Forum for your inquiry. The direct answer to your question is not easy because there are several gas properties used to calculate the...

by JAlberts
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### Basically the answer is "no". Go to the below...

Go to the below site and scroll down to find a extended discussion on how to do what you want to do.

https://www.kjmagnetics.com/blog.asp?p=ceramic-remagnetization
12. ## Thread: Heat transfer Fluid for 300F Process

by JAlberts
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### Have you looked at Paratherm, it is a food grade...

Have you looked at Paratherm, it is a food grade synthetic oil and can meet/exceed your high temperature requirement.
13. ## Thread: Pressure Vessel Design

by JAlberts
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### In the US you can use the ASME Section VIII...

In the US you can use the ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessel Code Section UG-34 for the design analysis if you can get access to that code book.
14. ## Thread: Help with Proper Torque Spec

by JAlberts
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### It is not clear to me what you mean by " Per the...

It is not clear to me what you mean by " Per the manufacturer, the couple of tightening of A2-70 M14 bolts of 117N/sq. mm."
15. ## Thread: Plate Stress and Deflection Anaylsis

by JAlberts
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!. If your actual applied load is uniform across the width of the beam then you can use the standard beam equations for your plate.

16. ## Thread: Conveyor belt to carry vehicles

by JAlberts
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### Visit a local automatic car wash facility for an...

Visit a local automatic car wash facility for an example of your planned application.
17. ## Thread: Sprocket size and chain forces

by JAlberts
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### I recommend you take a look at the below mfr's...

I recommend you take a look at the below mfr's brochure where starting a on page 8 you will find the calculations for recommended chain drive selections based upon chain force, power, speed, etc,...
18. ## Thread: Purchased Kit- Quality Requirements on Drawing?

by JAlberts
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### The QA of any component in a kit is the...

The QA of any component in a kit is the responsibility of that component's manufacturer/supplier. If a problem is found with that component then the issue should be addressed with that...

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### If this becomes a major issue then there is: ASTM...

If this becomes a major issue then there is: ASTM G98 - 17 -Standard Test Method for Galling Resistance of Materials that can be utilized but it does not apply specifically to threaded assemblies.
20. ## Thread: Functional and autonomous smartphone

by JAlberts
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### You need to start by getting the person...

You need to start by getting the person requesting this to define the boundaries of autonomous movement required, i.e. what is the environment in which it will operate, the range of travel, etc.,...
21. ## Thread: Sensitive accurate material extraction tool for clay like material w/ thin sheathing

by JAlberts
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### You might consider a two stage unit with the...

You might consider a two stage unit with the steel cutting auger you proposed, sized blow the anticipated minimum diameter (8" or what ever) of the mold, and connected behind that on its shaft a two...

by JAlberts
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### Just on a first look, the load seems hugely out...

Just on a first look, the load seems hugely out of proportion to the diameter of the cylindrical section alone. (Are you sure your load value is correct?)
At any rate I decided to do a quick check...
23. ## Thread: Conductive Gels of shore OO or softer

by JAlberts
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### You might look at available electrically...

You might look at available electrically conductive grease. By Googling "electrically conductive grease" you see a number of products and types, some with a silicone base.
24. ## Thread: Pressure testable burst disc....

by JAlberts
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### One solution to this problem is to attach a short...

One solution to this problem is to attach a short spool piece with sufficiently rated flanges and a blind flange bolted on one end to the discharge end of your burst disc assembly and then connect a...
25. ## Thread: Calculating required diameter of rod to support a given load

by JAlberts
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### NOTE: Thew above calculation is in error. I reran...

NOTE: Thew above calculation is in error. I reran my above calculation and discovered had I miscalculated the Z value, it should be Z = .947 with the resulting S = 36,733 psi = 253 Mpa which is...
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