Re: Protecting an angle plate
- I use Crown 3090 Tool and Die saver. excellent product. I bought a case of it at 4.11 each can. I like it MSC carries it. You can google it for more info.
--- In email@example.com, Druid Noibn <druid_noibn@...> wrote:
> Â Hi Malcolm,
> There were many comments
> posted on such surface protectants and a bit was published by the folks wishing
> to protect their guns, etc...
> I've found that Wurth
> HHS-2000 (now HHS-K) is particularly good - it goes on as a very thin lube and
> the volatiles boil off and the surface is left with a coating akin to way oil.
> My experience with WD-40
> is not great as I noticed a brownish coating after a time, one that I don't
> care for.
> A thin oil wipe-off makes the surface ready to use - recoat for storage.
> Opinions are welcomed.
> Be well,
> From: Malcolm <mparkerlisberg@...>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2013 10:35 AM
> Subject: [mill_drill] Protecting an angle plate
> I have just purchased a new 6" angle plate for my mill and I am looking for suggestions on how to protect the plate ground surfaces from rust and dings. I need something that will hold oil or grease to cover the surfaces, but is quickly removed and replaced when I need to use it.
> I had thought of a felt covered angled wooden open box covered in oil soaked felt. Any other suggestions welcome
- d.seiter@... wrote:
>If you make or buy a punch with a flat end, and just break the sharp
> What's the best way to remove small high spots from the mill table (from
> nicks, etc) without removing good metal? I looked through the archives
> last night and didn't find anything; maybe I gave up too soon.
corner, you can use it with a small hammer to gently ease some of the
metal back to where it came from. Then use a scraper until whatever you
have that is flat sits properly. This is a workshop expedient method
and isn't a substitute for other methods.
Kevin, NW England, UK