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equipment:forge [2015/09/10 22:19]
branth [Notes]
equipment:forge [2016/09/10 21:55] (current)
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 Tiffany M. Tiffany M.
  
- ===== Training =====+===== Training =====
 [[spacedocumentation:​usingthepropaneforge|Using the Natural Gas Forge]] [[spacedocumentation:​usingthepropaneforge|Using the Natural Gas Forge]]
  
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 Rebuilt //again// for Natural Gas by [[members:​DanJonke|Dan Jonke]] Rebuilt //again// for Natural Gas by [[members:​DanJonke|Dan Jonke]]
  
- =====Specs =====+=====Specs =====
 Basically an oven that is used to heat objects so they can be molded, hammered, blacksmithed,​ etc.\\ Basically an oven that is used to heat objects so they can be molded, hammered, blacksmithed,​ etc.\\
 Runs on natural gas\\ Runs on natural gas\\
 Approximately 2300 deg F max temp\\ Approximately 2300 deg F max temp\\
  
- =====Current Status =====+=====Current Status =====
 OK OK
  
- =====Location =====+=====Location =====
 Current: Forging Area, West Room, Lenox\\ Current: Forging Area, West Room, Lenox\\
 Previous: Casting Area, Vehicle Bay, Chase Previous: Casting Area, Vehicle Bay, Chase
  
- =====On Lend From =====+=====On Lend From =====
 [[members:​BretDaniel|Bret Daniel]]\\ [[members:​BretDaniel|Bret Daniel]]\\
 [[members:​DanJonke|Dan Jonke]] [[members:​DanJonke|Dan Jonke]]
  
  ​=====History =====  ​=====History =====
-08/15/11 - Built at Makerspace\\ +2011-08-15 - Built at Makerspace\\ 
-09/06/11 - First use\\ +2011-09-06 - First use\\ 
-12/31/12 - Moved to Lenox+2012-12-31 - Moved to Lenox
  
- =====Notes ===== +=====Notes ===== 
  
-Running the forge with both the front and back doors wide open will prevent you from acheiving a good heat, It is better to enclose the fire as much as possible while retaining access for the size of the piece you are working.+  * Running the forge with both the front and back doors wide open will prevent you from acheiving a good heat, It is better to enclose the fire as much as possible while retaining access for the size of the piece you are working
 +  * There is a removable kaowool plug for the back door, and a pedal operated front door. 
 +  * Make sure you leave the fan running on 3 after you are done forging, this will prevent the heat from backing up into the fan and burning out the motor. 
 +  *  There is a wall wart 12V power supply feeding a custom MMS designed PWM controller feeding a 12V blower fan.
  
-There is a removable kaowool plug for the back door, and a pedal operated front door. 
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-Make sure you leave the fan running on 3 after you are done forging, this will prevent the heat from backing up into the fan and burning out the motor. 
  
 -Dan J -Dan J
  
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