[11.30.16] Chinese Induction Heater

[Description]: Creating a experimental setup designed around a Chinese induction heater which allows for the insertion of alumina crucibles.  [Processes Applied]: Solidworks (CAD) Laser Cutting Soldering [Summary]: For an experiment I needed a setup that allowed me to slowly slide an aluminum crucible through the center of the coil of …

[10.10.16] Wax Heater

[Description]: To create a better way to melt enough wax to create a wax seal with my custom bronze seal.  [Processes Applied]: Machining Electronics Re-purposing Wood Working [Summary]: The aim of this project is to create a method to melt enough wax to create a wax seal quickly and with …

[8.3.16] Sintillator Fabrication (CNC)[Work Related]

[Description]: Manufacturing scintillation material into specific shapes for a diagnostic package run at The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) Omega Facility. [Processes Applied]: Machining CNC [Summary]: This project was difficult due to the fragile nature of the plastic scintillation material I was working with. The issues for this material; (1) …

[9.15.16] Reeve Doorbell

[Description]: A friend is moving into a new space where he setup a few machines, and every shop space needs a door bell. So I decided to refurbish a working xylophone door bell, with a bit of customization.  [Processes Applied]: Waterjet Laser Cutter [Summary]: This project took more patience than …

[Summer ’16] Atomic Cocktail

[Description]: Design and fabrication of a cocktail glass that takes its inspiration from the Atomic Cocktail (drink, song, and Fallout in-game item).  [Processes Applied]: 3D Printing Solidworks [Summary]: After completing my Milkshake refurbishment project I wanted to create a cool looking drinking glass. One of the things I always thought …