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2014/01/27

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Bertl
off to bed now ... have a good one everyone!
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se6astian
good morning
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se6astian
hi philippe
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SashaC
Hello everyone
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Bertl
morning everyone!
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SashaC
Good morning Bertl :)
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SashaC
How are you today?
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Bertl
how's going? every fine down under?
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Bertl
fine so far, thanks for asking ... btw, we finally got snow :)
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SashaC
Yes, things are fine. I'm still a little jet-lagged, and very much missing being in Europe
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SashaC
The snow was only a few weeks late ;)
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se6astian
back
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se6astian
had a meeting with guys running a CNC and 3d printing business
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se6astian
very good ideas
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se6astian
regarding the Axiom enlcosure and prototype concept printing
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SashaC
Can you describe or summarise their ideas?
11:21
se6astian
using two L profiles of 100x100x10mm to form a rectangle for example
11:21
se6astian
these aluminum profiles are cheaply widely available
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se6astian
and could be the basis for our CNC cutting forms
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se6astian
which is much more efficient than cutting huge amounts of materil away from a solid 10x11cm aluminum block
11:24
Bertl
of course, it would even make sense to create a custom profile for larger quantities
11:24
guesst
if you can join them some way.. otherwise two Ls have very different mechanical properties
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SashaC
I see. Are you also investigating methods for 3D printing parts of the enclosure with these guys?
11:25
Bertl
in which case it probably would be more a C or O
11:25
guesst
(and there are rectangular profiles too.. might not be so common, but still better than solid block)
11:25
se6astian
custom aluminum extrusion is possible but only makes sense at high volume
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se6astian
3d printing for a physical prototype yes
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se6astian
not for production though
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se6astian
The two Ls would allow people to make custom modules much easier than if we used a custom extrusion which again only we would have direct access to
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guesst
is there another $10k product which is customized in so lowend way?
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guesst
offering a universal box with no holes might be better idea
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Bertl
maybe, we'll see ...
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se6astian
I ll draw up a concept again to see what is possible and what is not with the two Ls, we will see more clearly then
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Bertl
good idea
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se6astian
good night!
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