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    Hello! Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately the...

    Hello! Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately the iPhone app has been discontinued. However, the Android one is still available if you have an Android phone.
  2. This is the stuff! Looks really good actually:...

    This is the stuff! Looks really good actually:
    http://www.nofmetalcoatings.com/europe/en/coatings/dacromet/dacromet.xhtml

    One to bookmark folks:D
  3. Thanks for both links! That's a great find. Glad...

    Thanks for both links! That's a great find. Glad to see it is legit :)
  4. Anyone know what "zinc-aluminium" plating is?

    A Chinese supplier of outdoor equipment has proposed a solution where stainless steel and aluminium parts are in contact. I was concerned about galvanic corrosion, butthey have stated that they will...
  5. 25th Sept 2015: Some hot topics and unasnswered questions!

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    This is the main issue really. I simply have had...

    This is the main issue really. I simply have had to take my foot off the gas during the last year or so due to other commitments. Previously I had been doing lots of promoting, and sending out...
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    Hi K.I.S.S, thanks for your reply. The screw...

    Hi K.I.S.S, thanks for your reply. The screw should stand proud and should be removable somehow for rework. The resin idea is novel, but we want to avoid adhesives and such on the production line....
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    Tamperproof screw for harsh environment

    -45 to +80 deg C temperature range. 1000hrs salt spray resistance.
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    Tamperproof screw for harsh environment

    I'm looking for a way of tamperproofing an M4 machine screw. Under normal circumstances I'd just recess it into a counterbore and stick a "warranty void" label over the top. However, this is for...
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    Thanks - Looks interesting!

    Thanks - Looks interesting!
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    Thank you all for the replies and suggestions -...

    Thank you all for the replies and suggestions - greatly appreciated :)

    We've used a bit of RTV in conjuntion with the rubber inserts and it all seems to work nicely.


    It's only rain water at...
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    Oring seal over a split line between parts

    Nasty little problem here and my back's against the wall in terms of options...

    I'm trying to incorporate an o-ring seal in an inconvenient area - over a split between two aluminum parts that are...
  14. Thanks very much - that certainly looks like the...

    Thanks very much - that certainly looks like the way to go :)
  15. Texture for emitting surface of lightpipe (injection moulded)

    I have designed a lightpipe where due to time constaints I specified a "light spark finish" texture on the emitting surface (to diffuse the light so it radiates better over a wider viewing angle).
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    Barb - excellent work. That column is amazing....

    Barb - excellent work. That column is amazing. How did you model it? Teach us!!!
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    Material for an injection moulded LIGHTPIPE?

    I am designing a simple injection moulded lightpipe for outdoor use. It will channel light from an LED within an enclosure through hole to the outside world (an oring will provide IP67 ingress...
  18. That was a link spammer. I have deleted their...

    That was a link spammer. I have deleted their account and link. After looking at the website myself I couldn't see any evidence of the products they referred to in their post.
  19. New LinkedIn Group EXCLUSIVELY for promotions

    As everyone (hopefully) knows, we don't allow promotions on this website or in the Mechanical Design Forum LinkedIn Group. It's for technical discussion only and we definitely need to keep it that...
  20. Anyone using the app much these days? Any...

    Anyone using the app much these days? Any feedback? I am aware it could probably do with an upgrade.
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    Everyone seems to go on about "granularity"...

    Everyone seems to go on about "granularity" (instead of "detail") these days which is incredibly annoying.
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    Anyone use Garageband at all? I dabble when I...

    Anyone use Garageband at all? I dabble when I have the time. I've written a few songs over the last few years and actually have enough material for what you might laughingly call an album. The only...
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    Welcome to MDF. Best of luck with the jobhunting...

    Welcome to MDF. Best of luck with the jobhunting too. Please check out our Jobs subforum, and we also have a LinkedIn Jobs Group you might like to check out.
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    Chandrasekar - best of luck with those results....

    Chandrasekar - best of luck with those results. We'll keep our fingers crossed for you :) Welcome to MDF!
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    Sticky: Just thought I'd drop in and say hello to...

    Just thought I'd drop in and say hello to everyone. Great to see so many new faces :)
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