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Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34430] Sat, 17 September 2011 08:59 UTC Go to next message
avatar CristobalGordo  is currently offline CristobalGordo
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I'm just curious...moving parts are available in sandstone now- How do you do the superglue infiltration and keep the parts moving? Like if you have some sort of ball in a cage situation, how do you keep the ball from sticking to the inside of the cage? After all it's not just any glue- it's a SUPER glue.
Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34435 is a reply to message #34430 ] Sat, 17 September 2011 10:33 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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AH, very good question...

Nancy?



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Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34709 is a reply to message #34430 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 18:39 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stefan_z  is currently offline stefan_z
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Bump!

I really wonder how they do it Smile
Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34710 is a reply to message #34430 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 18:42 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I know Nancy and the rest of the team were real busy this weekend (had to deal with me and tons of future customers). I'll nudge Nancy to see what she says.


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Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34724 is a reply to message #34710 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 20:43 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Magic  is currently offline Magic
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Perhaps they keep the models in movement... (like for polishing) Question


So many things to design, so little time...
Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34730 is a reply to message #34430 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 21:21 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar nancyliang  is currently offline nancyliang
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Haha, well first, we don't use superglue. The solution has superglue-like qualities.

Second, the solution dries very quickly, so we just make sure the parts are moving while drying, which only takes a few minutes. This prevents the parts from sticky to one another.

Hope that demystifies things!



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Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34732 is a reply to message #34730 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 22:04 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar CristobalGordo  is currently offline CristobalGordo
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If you are hiring, I would move to Holland to spin parts- I love the fumes.
Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34736 is a reply to message #34732 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 23:10 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Ha CristobalGordo,



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Re: Full color, superglue, and moving parts- How do you do it? [message #34737 is a reply to message #34732 ] Tue, 20 September 2011 23:15 UTC Go to previous message
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Haha, no need! The new formula actually is much less toxic to work with. Smile



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