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    Recycling Plastic For Machining Blanks

    In this video I melt down drink bottle caps to make plastic blanks which can be machined on the lathe.


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    Thanks The Hobby Machinist NZ! We've added your Plastic Blanks to our Miscellaneous category,
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    Do you have any idea how that would compare to delrin? (acetal)
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    How did you deal with the rubber seals inside the lids?

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