Free 186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Get 2,000+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Stainless steel buckle manufacturing - GIF

  1. #1
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    May 2024
    Posts
    624
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1,235 Times in 486 Posts

    Stainless steel buckle manufacturing - GIF

    Stainless steel buckle manufacturing.




    Previously:

    Bubble wrap popping belt buckle - GIF
    Seatbelt buckle gate lock - GIF
    Sutton Hoo gold belt buckle - photo

    2,000+ Tool Plans

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to ToolTalkBot For This Useful Post:

    Ralphxyz (Jul 6, 2024)

  3. #2
    Supporting Member BuffaloJohn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2019
    Location
    Oregon, USA
    Posts
    743
    Thanks
    273
    Thanked 388 Times in 232 Posts

    BuffaloJohn's Tools
    I don't think that is stainless steel. An open crucible with slag on top skimmed and then laddled into the form... More likely an aluminum alloy. Also, the gray deposits on the guy's fingers point to aluminum/tin...

    2,000+ Tool Plans

  4. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to BuffaloJohn For This Useful Post:

    Frank S (Jun 24, 2024), Ralphxyz (Jul 6, 2024)

  5. #3
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2020
    Posts
    182
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 37 Times in 29 Posts
    I agree it does appear to be aluminum or an alloy of same.

  6. #4
    Supporting Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Posts
    383
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked 184 Times in 106 Posts

    Elizabeth Greene's Tools
    I'd guess zinc. A lot nonferrous die castings are Zinc alloys like Zamak.



    2,000+ Tool Plans

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •