22 / 09 / 2021 | Videos
Machining a stainless steel Venturi forge Burner
The Venturi Gas burners are constructions that mix the gas with the air before their burning. These burners are used in many metallurgy's tools like the ovens for melting metals or blacksmithing ovens as well as are used for many other functions.
They are generally cheap and easy to be made and we have already made and placed in many of our creations. The only difference this time is that our creation is completely constituted from stainless steel and it was made by using lathe and milling machine. Compared to other cheaper and simpler constructions this particular burner has better performance as it is more precise in regulating the mixing of the gas with the air. The regulating is performed by opening and closing the entrance of the air by using a petard with a small fold step. In this way, rotating the petard the entrance opens or closes very slowly therefore the accurate regulation of the air and the gas is controlled easily and quickly.
Finally, even though our creation with the number 0123 is simple, it is also useful and necessary.
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03 / 09 / 2021 | Videos
Extending a Hydraulic Jack
The hydraulic jack is a widely known tool that has various applications. Besides lifting cars; it can be also used for lifting heavy objects. This plays an important role in how the machine will work. Having this in our mind, this video presents the expansion of a normal jack which makes it more useful for making various machines or lifting particular objects.
Initially, we took a common 6 tonnes jack reaching a route of 50cm. The jack from the factory was originally 20cm long and it has maximum opening at 38cm. After our intervention, its initial size is 53cm while its maximum opening is 103cm.
Using the lathe, we made a longer hydraulic cylinder and a corresponding piston rod. Therefore, it was unavoidable not to also extent the external tube of the jack which is also the oil tank. In this way, these three pieces were connected the one with the other like they were connected at the first place.
Following this simple procedure we have finished our creation with the number 0122. Even if it is simple, it has many applications but it is an affordable solution to make many other creations in the future.