Turning castings
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Collectors, electric current collectors with spring plungers.

Form tool drawings , A tool maker can produce a form tool from one of these drawings.

Turning castings, a suggested method, instructions.

  Turning diagram 1, taking the first cut with the casting back outwards.

  Turning diagram 2, further cuts with the casting facing outwards.

  Supporting the casting for cutting the tyre profile with a form tool.

Mounting wheels on axles, using a converted machine vice, and press dics.

Bachmann J94 conversion photos. Showing replacement of motor, gearbox and wheels.


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29 Mar 2013