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Main - December 6, 2011 02:11 AM (GMT)
Anybody have any experience machining this stuff. I have something I want to make and need to put a razor sharp edge on one side of a 30"x30"x3/8" plate.

Franzę - December 6, 2011 03:18 AM (GMT)
You making a machine to correct the thinking of Masshole Democraps or just Presidential engineering again.

Hardox says it can be machined, I have a hunch it ain't going to be like cutting hotrolled though.

Main - December 6, 2011 05:25 PM (GMT)
Making a machine. Maybe.
Correct the thinking of the masshole democrats? Are you kidding,cant be done.
Elizabeth Warren who is running for Scott Brown's senate seat claims publicly and on tv that she was "The intellectual foundation for the occupy Boston people". You got to be shytting me. Who in their right mind would admit to that.

A few years ago had a guy with a 30 yard aluminum dump trailer. Wanted the bottom lined with 1/4" steel and bolted down with carriage bolts. Said he would pick up the steel and leave it in the trailer then drop it off. Great, I don't have to do any of the heavy lifting. He dropped it off saturday night so I could work on it sunday. I laid out the steel and with a little cutting got everything to fit. Grabbed a drill to start the holes, nope that didn't work. No problem, grabbed the mag drill thinking it would make the job go faster and easier. Wrong again. Didn't work. I ended up blowing the holes through with the plasma cutter. HARDOX is some tough stuff.

tackit - December 6, 2011 06:41 PM (GMT)
Found this

http://www.upstatesteel.com/hardox.php

maybe a mag drill with a carbide tipped anular cutter and colant would work.


tackit - December 6, 2011 07:21 PM (GMT)
If you could get a hold of a eveolution like this one with the angle plate and took your time you could cut that angle.

I cut an angle across a piece of 1/4" 3 X 2 angle iron for my sheet metal bender's top die so it would sit flat on the table that was so smooth and perfect I didn't have to do anything to it.




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