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Push-to-lock & a button pressing mechanism to release

I need a secure attachment mechanism for a robot arm tool changer that can snap one part into place by pushing it in and release it by pressing a button. This mechanism must reliably handle around 25 ...
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What does 12CC refer to when talking about voltage?

Is it 12V with a connector? For example in the data sheet here: https://www.hydraulicmegastore.com/product/vcf12nc12cc/ Is this related in any way? (A DMP-12CC connector cable) https://www.monacor.com/...
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How to connect / branch two metal wire cables at 90degree angle

I have a 1mm thick wire cable that's 200cm long. Using the same cable, at 10cm intervals, I have to branch / tee off at 90degree angles. Some sort of tee crimp / ferrule comes to mind as a last report,...
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What is the standard connector on reusable whip cream dispensers?

The male connection on a reusable whip cream dispenser cannister where charger cartridges are placed appears to be a standard size, as caps that are used to push and hold the charger cartridge are ...
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What would the name of this cable support be called?

I am building a cart that looks like the following: I am trying to implement some cost savings, and was wondering if I could potentially replace that long horizontal frame in the center by with some ...
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Has someone used heat shrinking PTFE for a gas tight connection(1/4" OD)?

The question is in the title. More details: pressure up 7 psi max, temp up to 400F. Fluid is mixed gases. Chemical compatibility is not an issue. Connection will be around a smaller stainless steel ...
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Design of pinned joint to Eurocode

Above picture is from Eurocode 3: design of steel connections. It gives geometrical requirements for a pin ended member. Looking at situation A, we have the minimum distance $c$ from the edge of the ...
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What are the charge/power connector of restaurant order pagers / buzzers called?

They look like snap buttons and used for stacking pagers for charging. Closest things I can find are socket screws and cap nuts.
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Part to pierce the valve on a 16g CO2 cartridge and connect to a Solenoid valve

The specific part that I’m after is something that can connect to a solenoid valve and a CO2 cartridge that will break the seal on the end of the CO2 cartridge. The solenoid valve connection is ...
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Detachable tubing connections (joints) for frame assembly

I am looking into fabricating a steel tubing frame that needs to be dis/assembled (applies to many larger furniture like bed, shelving unit, wardrobe, cupboard, cabinet, ...). What are the variants of ...
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What are the LENOVO YOGA 3 USB-like inlet 20V 2A wiring/signal/voltage specs?

I have an unknown-history Lenovo Yoga 3 Fold-Back Keyboard Laptop that I am trying to charge/test/repair I and don't have a OEM or aftermarket power adapter. The power input site looks like a usual ...
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What is the name used for this type of connectors?

I am trying to identify the following connector used in an outdoor lighting product. Dimensions are length of 30mm and diameter of approximately 8 mm. I have done several google searches without much ...
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How do I to connect aluminium profiles with 60 and 120 degree angles?

I would like to construct an aluminium profile frame which includes connections with stiff fixed angles at 60 and 120 degrees. What options do exist for creating those connections, preferably without ...
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Identify electronics connector from pinout

Is it possible to identify an electronics connector with the pinout diagram? For instance, this diagram shows an 18+2 pin configuration along with a key slot of some type at the top. The diagram ...
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Help finding connector to fit 1 3/8in / 35mm mounting flange on horn driver

My project is a DIY talkbox using Monacor KU-516 compression driver. I'm having a hard time finding the right connector to fit the hose to the driver, M35 is a rare size it seems. There's one ...
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Can pinned support / pin joint transfer moments in 3D?

What's an authoritative definition of whether the idealized pinned support and pin joint can transfer moments in 3D? Most sources say both of them cannot transfer moments but are apparently only ...
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Is there a male and female valve that is closed until connected together?

I'm trying to make a quick release male and female connector similar to the one shown here. One connector is attached to the bottom of a container filled with liquid. When it is not connected it is ...
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Connector for sliding plate to rotating rod

I want to couple a plate, which cannot rotate but only slide along a track, with a threaded rotating shaft. This is for a grip setup, where rotating the rod presses the plate forwards to apply ...
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How to create an airtight connection between Stainless Steel and PTFE?

I have these two parts shown below, the bottom cylindrical part is stainless steel, the rectangular upper piece is PTFE (Teflon). The SS prongs from the lower part need to insert into the holes of the ...
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I have an unidentified press-fit nut that I need to reproduce, can anyone tell me how to find this?

I received these fittings as part of a package, but now we need more of them. Can anyone identify this assembly, or even better help me learn how to recreate it? My coworkers and I are stumped. ...
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Do nylon and rubber bushes usually come in sizes between steel pipe sizes?

I'm in Cambodia where I don't speak the lingo and I'm hoping to do a little DIY project. If I were to buy two different off the shelf steel tubes am I right in thinking that the most common nylon and ...
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Can Swagelok SS ferrule be reused?

At times, the Swagelok SS Ferrules gets crimped tight into the SS pipe. In those cases, can these ferrules be forcefully removed and reused? Or was this a result of faulty installation?
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Connecting gypsum plaster pieces without space between them

I would like to know more about how to connect pieces of gypsum plaster effectively, without space between them. I have a few pieces of gypsum plaster (around 10 mm thickness, 20 cm width, 30 cm ...
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Why are the support reactions of the two pin-connected members different?

Can someone please explain why the support at C does not have a vertical reaction force while the support at E has? Doesn't the support at C have the same kind of pin connection as the support at E?
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Isn't a pin support supposed to prevent translation both horizontally and vertically?

I know that pins prevent horizontal and vertical translation and that rollers prevent only the vertical one. Therefore, what I do not understand here is that while the support at B reacts with two ...
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Designing a pin connection

I am designing a pipe strut connected to a UB waler using a 100mm diameter pin through a series of 8 interlocking plates. Each plate is about 40mm thick. To be able to weld the plates to the waler and ...
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Name or type of these connectors

How are these springed ball connectors called? Can not find them without right name.
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Connection for beam very close to concrete wall

The following picture is pretty self-explanatory. I need a connection for a beam that is coming in very close to a concrete wall edge (north/south beam in picture). The embedded plate with nelson ...
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