knurled surfaces

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sharpshooter3006
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knurled surfaces

Post by sharpshooter3006 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:04 am

So I have been thinking about doing a form 1 and what do you guys think of knurling the flat surfaces on the baffles to create more turbulence of the gases? Maybe also knurling the inside of my blast chamber? It would be harder to get clean but that's not something that an ultrasonic cleaner shouldn't be able to handle.

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Re: knurled surfaces

Post by Dr.K » Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:09 pm

what kind of baffles? Knurling the ID would be quite a chore I would think.

I cut ribs in a blast chamber once, but I can't seem to wrap my mind around knurling on the inside???
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Re: knurled surfaces

Post by sharpshooter3006 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:27 pm

using tooling like what is on page 29 of this cataloge
http://www.doriantool.com/wp-content/up ... g-2012.pdf

and for baffles i am think k baffles but Im not sure yet.

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Re: knurled surfaces

Post by CThomas » Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:13 pm

First, I would not think the tiny grooves would create any measurable turbulence.
Second, even if they offer anything I think that the tiny groves would get filled with residue so quickly that it would prove to be a waste of time.

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