Milling Machine Stiffness

December 9, 2018 0

So, here I am in the workshop with a dial gauge in the spindle and weights on the top of the milling machine. The head was locked in position. You don’t need to use more [more…]

Mill X Y Axis Accuracy Check

December 7, 2018 0

I received an email from Ian asking if I had measured the X Y axis accuracy on my milling machine. The issue he had found was that the X and Y axes were not at [more…]

Switch Failure on Warco WM240B

November 30, 2018 0

There was no bang or sparks or smoke, I switched the Warco WM240B lathe off and it just would not restart. I did all of the usual things of checking that there was power at [more…]

Flow Noise

November 18, 2018 0

A term generally used to describe aerodynamic noise produced when a gas flows within a duct or when the gas exits the duct. This is a typical problem observed in the exhaust systems of internal [more…]

Midlands Engineering Show 2018

October 19, 2018 0

Another year and a visit to the Midlands Model Engineering show on the Fosse Way just outside Leamington Spa. I thought it might be nice to share some images of models and link to some [more…]