The next Metalshop Team Meeting will be held on the 12th of June 2023 7:30pm. The meeting will be held virtually of the Meetings voice channel in the HSBNE discord server.
As per HSBNE’s Teams Policy, any items requiring a vote must be posted here to allow for 5 days notice to the membership. Thus the deadline for agenda items with votable aspects for this meeting is midnight the Wednesday before. Any items posted after this deadline will not be able to be voted upon this meeting and tabled for the next meeting for discussion and team member voting. Any HSBNE member may attend the meeting, but only Metalshop Team members are able to participate in voting.
Standing Agenda Items:
Updates on Ongoing Projects
Updates on Machine Repairs & Minor Upgrades
Would like to talk about replacing the 150mm vice and a Lathe DRO.
Notes from the meeting:
Toolpost for the blue lathe has a broken park. Looking to see if a replacement can be found.
Potential tooth missing on lower speed – very noisy.
Look at buying new motor for the blue lathe.
The scale for the compound has been fixed.
Proposal in for a DRO. When we replace it we will also look at the oil leaks in the apron.
Ryan F to create new auto feed spindle for handle.
Ryan F has grease for the back gear.
150mm Vice has failed and is not repairable. Proposal in to get a new one.
All in good working order.
Has anew USB Hub
Software updates; tool setter, tool changing buttons, spindle speed, coolant light.
Y axis protective rubber replaced
Way oiler repaired.
Ryan to write up usage procedures.
Tig may have a gas flow issue. Further investigation required.
Cold Cut Saw
Ryan M to organise getting the blades sharpened.
Waiting until the end of July to see if it is likely to be finished. Otherwise a pan brake will need to be purchased as an interim.
Ryan M has brought in all the parts and he and Ryan F are re-assembling.
Ryan M to purchase bulk coolant as it is on special.