Month: May 2013
Casting Class – Let’s make more of em!
The Feb. 2013 casting class was a success. We now have 12 more people who know how to make plastic copies of small parts. Normally it takes a bit over a day to make a high quality plastic copy of a part. This is because the mold material takes a while to set. We were making marginal copies of small parts inside 3 hours by using Alginate which sets in 6 minutes. This way we could explore all the aspects of complex casting in a short time frame. Unfortunately, that […]
Nixie Tubes Class
Nixie Tube Class Yes — I sat in on a Nixie Tube Class. Mike Lensman presented. This class was for members only, I had heard that it was a beta and that Mike was getting the kinks out of it. I thought the class was top notch and full of information. Let me recount some of the things I learned. This is Mike — He looks excited about the subject matter, that made me want to pay attention. High Voltage Mike took high voltage seriously. Even though the students wanted […]