11237Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Plate walking
- Dec 9, 2009What kinds of forces does it take to make a steel plate on a Bunting
base move? Even with all the relational physics answers posted earlier,
once the plate gets over a few inches I can't imagine how it could move.
Harold Kyle wrote:
> OK I was confused by this thread, and talked with Matthew off-list.
> Apparently he has a Bunting base, which is 0.858, as we do mention on our
> website. That much is correct. I thought mistakenly he was referring to our
> Deep Relief base. He is also apparently ordering 152SB steel backed plates
> but I can't see how they would be thicker than 0.060. He's going to test
> them with another measuring tool and report back.
> Sorry for the confusion!
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Harold Kyle <harold@...> wrote:
>> Our records show that you purchased KF152, which measures 0.060 but ships
>> with 0.004 film adhesive. This means the plate should measure 0.064 thick.
>> Is your plate transparent or does it have a rigid metal back? Transparent
>> means KF152.
>> I couldn't find a base purchase under your name in our system, which I
>> would need to get the exact measurements of your base. I would be astonished
>> if we shipped a 0.8585" base, which is way out of spec. The actual thickness
>> should be 0.0853 +/- 0.001. Can you share with me the serial number stamped
>> on the side?
>> I don't see reference to 0.858" as the base thickness on boxcarpress.com,
>> but I do see this height mentioned incorrectly on some other websites. I'll
>> write to them to clarify in order to avoid any future confusion. The correct
>> height is 0.853".
>> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM, matthew lamoureux <lamsland@...>wrote:
>>> Next time I'm there I'm going to bring my table top micrometer. It's an
>>> extremely precise dial caliper mounted on a stand. The thing that's
>>> bothering me is we
>>> ordered the base ground to Boxcar's specs listed on their site, .858".
>>> The hand held dial caliper reads .8585". We measured the base and plate
>>> together while the base was locked in the chase, which was a bit tricky, but
>>> checked it a couple of times and got .922". Without actually measuring the
>>> plate alone that would mean the plate was .0635" - .064". Why would the
>>> plates be .004" higher than what's listed on the site for 152SB?
>>> A thinner plate ia indicated; If you are using a 152 go to a 145.
>>> --Eric Holub, SF
>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>> Boxcar Press
>> 501 W. Fayette St. #222
>> Syracuse, NY 13204
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