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Offline mc

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Re: Electro-Punch design
« Reply #50 on: February 10, 2016, 02:42:41 PM »
Pretty well instantaneous but there is a little oscillation as the spring settles out right after the slam. But I think it will be well clear of the material ... hope so. Might need to figure a way to dampen it without affecting the recoil speed.  ::) Its a bit worse when vertical.

How about using two springs with different spring rates, to minimise bounce?

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Re: Electro-Punch design
« Reply #51 on: February 10, 2016, 03:00:02 PM »
With teh hammer approach using inertial weight you will not have NEAR the cutter power as a levered (bolt cutter style) cutter. There are bascially only 2 methods to improve the cutting power of a hammer. 

Increase the speed of the hammer  ( larger air intake at the cylinder(more, faster flow) and a LARGE OPEN exhaust port area)

Increase the weight of the hammer ( not always the better choice )

Just make sure you keep your pinky away from that area.

(;-) TP