Welding class with Amitai - Hackerspace Maintenance

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We want to run a welding shop at TAMI. Amitai (052-2463101.) volunteered his time and skill set for the job.

Participants

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Update about projects, materials and upcoming meeting will be through this page, Facebook group and TAMI mailing list.

Requirements

It was suggested that we collect 150NIS from each participant to cover the bill of materials. As of Sep 20, 2015 we've collected 2149 NIS from 14 welding students.

  1. electrodes - (how much?)
  2. metal - (how much? what type? where to buy it? who will buy it? who will bring it to the space?)

Gatherings

September 19

The first meeting was theoretical lecture about the foundations of welding, techniques and types materials that are weldable.

Second meeting

Dates to be decided.

  •  ? Third meeting
  •  ? Forth meeting (optional)
  •  ? Fifth meeting (optional)

Goals

jr <jeremy.rutman@gmail.com>
Aug 30 (13 days ago)

to TAMI 
One request
as long as you are welding - make something useful
e.g. :  heavy duty shelves for holding stock. We already did some in the welding room:
Strong profiles from floor bolted into (concrete) ceiling
Triangle arms welded onto those.
Now nothing depends on the strength (weakness) of cinder blocks.
More profiles (3) are needed in welding room, and in machine room (6)
Eyal <fordperfect@gmail.com>
Sep 7 (6 days ago)

to TAMI 
As for things needed for the space and the welding shop, please take into considirarion that whatever you build, it has to be strong,safe and on some cases moveable.
I suggest restocking on abresive wheels,wirebrush cup for the grinder, and welding 

Misc

Vyacheslav Marinovski:

Someone knows if we have some sort of "VENTA" ventilator that we could attach to an air conditioner
sleeve and it could suck the welding fumes out? 
Amitai Aharon Franklin:
<pre>I will bring a big "venta" that we will install in the upper floor.

Amitai Aharon Franklin:

 there is a place not far from t.a.m.i. (address?)
we will need a car with a "gagoon: that will be able to curry the metrical. (who has such car?)

Eyal:

If you order enough material,they will transport it to the space probably for free or next to nothing.