Exhaust Silencer Design

January 29, 2017 Nigel 0

The exhaust system on an internal combustion engine may be used to reduce noise and/or increase power. A pressure tapping is also used on many exhaust systems to pressurise the fuel tank and hence allow [more…]

Anatomy of a Lathe

November 8, 2016 Nigel 0

Just bought a lathe and feeling a touch in awe of it? The first thing then is to familiarise yourself with what is what around the lathe? This particular lathe is a Warco WM240B (review [more…]

Bolt Patterns and Clearance

July 23, 2016 Nigel 0

Sometimes I just struggle to get the correct clearances and bolt patterns. Often due to the fact that I change my mind on the type or size of bolts that I should use. The trouble [more…]

Air-Tight

May 2, 2016 Nigel 0

Whether it is polyfila or fire cement or any other form of cement it is important to keep the air out when storing it. The problem I find is that the various manufacturers often supply [more…]