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    04-21-2019, 01:34 PM
    JTG replied to a thread AN UNUSUAL MOTOR in Tool Talk
    This type of motor has no starting torque, so the initial push is just to get things going, and it will speed up until it draws the maximum current...
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    04-19-2019, 06:03 PM
    JTG replied to a thread AN UNUSUAL MOTOR in Tool Talk
    Ah yes, the ball bearing motor -- a most unusual motor, and one that works purely through electromagnetic forces. The thermal expansion theory given...
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    04-18-2019, 08:09 PM
    JTG replied to a thread Box strapping machine - GIF in Tool Talk
    Not slo-mo, but here's a video of one being demonstrated without the table top: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIIAV22RPII I also found a...
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    04-14-2019, 12:10 PM
    It's a Proto J6025, which can be set from 400-2000 ft-lbs. Why you would use this over a torque multiplier, I have no idea, but you can still buy...
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    04-03-2019, 07:29 PM
    JTG replied to a thread Cleaning slime - GIF in Tool Talk
    It's the same concept as a kneaded eraser -- it adsorbs particulates and won't ever let them go, but you can mush it around to expose fresh putty and...
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    04-01-2019, 12:27 PM
    I'm glad that you and your daughter had fun on your trampoline -- my point was more to emphasize that the forces involved in trampolining can be much...
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    03-31-2019, 07:00 PM
    Despite initial appearances, these people actually know what they're doing (they have some level of gymnastic training), and they are using...
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    03-27-2019, 01:31 AM
    A clarification regarding post #9 -- nail polish remover usually contains acetone, but it isn't necessarily the only component. There are varieties...
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