What the ????

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Kermit2, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. Kermit2

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    From my understanding, it is actually a working spot welder, but WOW; I wouldn't have the intestinal fortitude to put power to it. :)
     
  2. t06afre

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    As long as a transformer is used, it should be OK according to AAC safety rules. So go on just try it:rolleyes::p
     
  3. jpanhalt

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    Nah, it needs an LED to meet out standards. John
     
  4. thatoneguy

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    Looks like some sturdy "magnet wire" they found.

    It appears the individual laminates aren't insulated from each other, so the output is likely sub-optimal.
     
  5. Kermit2

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    Ya think? :)
     
  6. Wendy

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    I remember that thread. I don't think it would pass current muster.
     
  7. thatoneguy

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    Found pictures of it in action.

    I am guessing Africa for location, some creative things from otherwise junk over there.





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  8. Wendy

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    Nope, good old Georgia USA, I think. Wookie would remember him, those pictures are from this site. Reason I mention Wookie is the guy was also a former marine.

    It was about a year ago.
     
  9. Kermit2

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    Bashing some kit together FO SHO. :)

    Theory has its uses, but application in abysmal conditions is no small proof of mans genius in engineering. :)


    Also, I don't think the surface to surface contact between the steel sheets has the effect of 'shorting' them out electrically to the eddy currents. I'm sure I read papers on studies that showed even the lightest of oxidation layers, on the surfaces, was sufficient to reduce eddy current flow by several orders of magnitude.
    [From my 'rememberings' of eddy current creation in laminated cores]
     
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  11. R!f@@

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    It's like those company's that has budget cuts.

    Why throw 'em if u can us 'em.

    I remember the guy pointing it tht Maldivians uses them. The nerve of that ....
    He thinks he is better than all of us put together. What I think of him is he is naive then the least experienced member in AAC

    But seriously tht TX could use some industrial bench vices to hold the core
     
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