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Fastening rotating surfaces

This is probably very well explained but I'm lacking the terminology knowledge and that's keeping me from finding the information I need. I have a frame to which I need to attach a weight carrying ...
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Recommendations on a rigid connection between materials

I am trying to construct a torsion pendulum/balance for a physics experiment but the research papers are always missing specifics on how the certain connections are made. I am looking for ...
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Overcoming limitations of a snap in joint

I have a medical device I am designing which will lie under the patient bed. I need to add a "connector/joint" on this device to permit the attachment of some consumable. Here is a quick overview of ...
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How to calculate properties of a thread?

I have a simple thread joint between two objects: and want to find a size of those threads so that after rotating male part it stands at the specific angle. For those who is curious I made it in ...
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Types of articulation

I am in the process of designing an off road vehicle and require a form of articulation between the front and back half and cannot find relevant information on the types of joints available. I'm ...
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What type is miter joint - Welding

Is miter joint in welding - butt joint or corner joint ? My example includes 45 degrees miter (90 degrees) angle on two SHS (Square Hollow Sections) - 50x50x3 [mm] Working with EN/ISO norms regarding ...
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How does a union joint with two male threads work?

How does union joint with two male threaded ends work? Does one male end rotate 360 degrees around it axis? How is the inside of the union constructed? Can I connect two pipes with female threads ...
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What is a good method of creating a pivot point between flat metal bars?

I could use a hand choosing the mechanism for joining the ends of 2 flat metal bars (each around 3/4" wide and 1/8" thick) so that they pivot freely but without play. What I'm currently planning is ...
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Affixing a thermocouple to a surface

I'm looking for advice on how to attach a thermocouple to a metal surface in a fashion that's relatively temperature resistant (more-so than) glue. I've got some very fine gauge wire on hand to make ...
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Mounting and Coupling an Encoder

I was wondering how to mount a small rotary encoder to a platform in order to measure how far a small treaded robot has traveled. We're using this tread/wheel set: We've tried epoxying the encoder ...
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Bonding Semiconductors to PCB

I'm trying to bond semiconductor samples (Si and Ge) area ~1-2cm^2 to fiberglass printed circuit board (PCB) We use West system marine epoxy for other things. 105 resin 209 hardener (long cure time.) ...