H Favorite qView Full Size
On pallets ready to be shipped out.
H Favorite qView Full Size
The parts are machined, but still need to be manually removed from plate material.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Here is my MDF assembly jig. Precise geometry makes assembling the clamshells quick and accurate.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Clamshells welded and sanded.
H Favorite qView Full Size
HDPE rubbing strip added. We tested a chunk of this material in the press and it failed at about 8 tonnes concentrated in a 50mm disk. So if anything fails in real conditions it will not be the HDPE.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Outer plates are 3mm aluminium. Here they are, pre rolled and with plug-weld slots machined in very precise positions to locate on the skeleton underneath.
H Favorite qView Full Size
Detail of structure.
H Favorite
Here you can see the pipes meeting. The clamshells are clamped either side of the join white the pipe ends are welded together.

Favorited by 16 people

More Projects From craig burton