[time-nuts] Machining some aluminum help!

Lincoln lincoln at ampmonkeys.com
Fri May 19 15:51:37 EDT 2017

> There are a lot of variables involved. Run the screws in and out of the aluminum a number of times and 
> the holes will fail first ….There are other gotchas as well.
> Bob

This is where helicoils come in to play. They are used a lot on the CVD furnaces that I used to make parts for. They are not just for un-buggering a thread. They would be installed form the get go and could be replaced should something gall. 


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