09 December 2015

National Taper Pipe, NPT Internal Threads, Bore Diameter

We use this chart when making female NPT threads in our fittings. The data is based on practical experience with Go/No-Go gauges fitting threads. If you use reamer having the target diameter, your CNC operator can figure out the rest of the taper machined into the fitting. Use the Target Dia. from the attached table; your product will fit and will pass the inspection with the gauges.

02 December 2015

Don't Tell Me It Can't Be Done

Reverse engineering a part for CAD. 

19 October 2014

Sight Glass Stress Test

A really quick blog here. The introduction of the iPhone 6 lead to a flurry of questions about Sapphire vs Gorilla Glass as the main screen surface. We did a related test where a sapphire window was impacted by a metal ball dropping from 27 inches. The results are in the video. Needless to say ...