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by peter-f
Wed May 31, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: plastic injection molding
Replies: 7
Views: 2579

What kind of plastic are we talking about? You can buy liquid acrylic molding compound at any art/craft store like Michael's Well- thats another kind of plastic! Thermoset vs. Thermoformed... one can be re-ground and re molded- the other NOT. As for small Inj. Mold machines... look for bankruptcies...
by peter-f
Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Professional Front Panels
Replies: 19
Views: 4088

Re: Professional Front Panels

Micro-Mark.com - look for item 82711, 82859 and similar...

Decal sheets for use with Ink-jet or laser-printers.
by peter-f
Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cable Broadband - Must service techs come into your hous
Replies: 23
Views: 3488

Re: Cable Broadband - Must service techs come into your hous

Originally posted by philba: [ on Goebbels ] ... Repetition as the path to truth is a key element of any propaganda campaign. I believe he said "a big lie, repeated often enough, becomes the truth." (or something like that.) I am afraid he taught many modern politicians what lying can do! (notice- ...
by peter-f
Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: XM radio offer- to April 1 -
Replies: 4
Views: 945

XM radio offer- to April 1 -

Briefly... saw a flier in the mail-- with 4 tires, Firestone is offering XM radio for _free_ until 4/1/06. - there ARE some limitations (brands & sizes?) NO- I am not affiliated with XM or firestone... just wanted potential tinkering to get a 'leg-up' by getting the word out. I love good cheap sourc...
by peter-f
Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mercury and Health Concerns
Replies: 8
Views: 1381

Re: Mercury and Health Concerns

IF you need to store elemental Hg - it can be safely stored if you observe one key characteristic- Its Vapors are more hazardous than the liquid (elemental) form. To store it, Fill a container near-full... close tightly and store it on its HEAD - the air space shoud be kept AWAY from the container's...
by peter-f
Mon Sep 12, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: flexible paper thin computer screen
Replies: 10
Views: 1506

Re: flexible paper thin computer screen

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by plachert: My concern would be the end use of the product. Too many times engineers are building these great products but then we wind up with a junk pile full of toxic chemicals leaching into the g...
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Senior Design Project (EE+ME)
Replies: 22
Views: 4794

Re: Senior Design Project (EE+ME)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Borisw37: ...>How about a device to sort (and count) M&Ms by color? I doubt that I will get approval from the professors to do this as my senior design project. It does not sound like a usefull dev...
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help Find Flaw
Replies: 20
Views: 3877

Re: Help Find Flaw

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Chris Smith: ... The conjugate [spelling?] laser and backwards time issue has been around for more than twenty years now, but its simply semantic to say that the actual light is going faster, rathe...
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thousands of parts being disposed of...
Replies: 28
Views: 4925

Re: Thousands of parts being disposed of...

Are there any stepper motor controllers? (specifically bi-polar)
If so... I'm here with catchers' mitt...
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: scoot-n-go scooter
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Re: scoot-n-go scooter

(An aside that will not solve your problem... Don't bring it to NJ... they can be confiscated, and the owner fined up to $250 for operating it on a public street)
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forget Hydrogen
Replies: 70
Views: 12417

Re: Forget Hydrogen

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Jolly Roger: ... I wish I could be proven wrong about some of these "inventions". There were nay sayers for the telephone, airplane, desktop computers, and hundreds of other items in common use tod...
by peter-f
Wed Sep 07, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NiMH cells go dead on shelf too quickly
Replies: 16
Views: 3737

Re: NiMH cells go dead on shelf too quickly

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by k7elp60: ... The shelf life my well depend on who manufactured the cells. Even thou the chemistry my be the same the manufacturing process my affect the self discharge rate. <hr></blockquote><p>I f...
by peter-f
Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opto Isolator Circuit
Replies: 17
Views: 2764

Re: Opto Isolator Circuit

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Dale Y: ... a silicon to carbon converter ... <hr></blockquote><p>Good observation, but your physics are derived from some sorcerer! Silcon = silicon - convert to carbon only via sub-atomic reactio...
by peter-f
Thu Aug 11, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AM Stereo
Replies: 12
Views: 1975

Re: AM Stereo

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by sofaspud: ...There's little doubt that the differing broadcast standards played a part in AM stereo dying on the vine. My opinion tends toward making multimedia convergence a catalyst in finally ge...
by peter-f
Thu Aug 04, 2005 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Auto Trouble Code Reader Circuit
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Auto Trouble Code Reader Circuit

- there you go!<p>[was easier than all that "official procedure" stuff, too!]