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onanparts

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Making Some Rosie Transformer Wire..Video
« on: November 24, 2021, 02:31:43 PM »
This is how the 30 AWG wire gets braided up for use in the engineering lab Rosies and maybe a few Beta Rosies...:) There are 12 strands that make up the wire. That is then doubled up and braided a 2nd time. The plan next week is to try and get 24 strands pulled and braided at once without any problems and eliminate the need to double braid. This video is of the first time using a more compact wire rack. Worked flawlessly! That's Patrick, Andy's Tech, doing all the "easy" work.....:)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qExiIZp3e_A

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Re: Making Some Rosie Transformer Wire..Video
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2021, 07:23:23 PM »
Simple and effective, interesting.  How many Rosies worth of wire is that?
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Re: Making Some Rosie Transformer Wire..Video
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2021, 02:54:33 PM »
Simple and effective, interesting.  How many Rosies worth of wire is that?

So simple a caveman could do it! :) Each Rosie has about 20' of the wire X two transformers so maybe 10-12. I measured the length of Bldg 10 recently but forgot to make a note of it...between 200'-300' or so. I'll measure again when we try spooling up 24 strands at a time next week.
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Re: Making Some Rosie Transformer Wire..Video
« Reply #3 on: Today at 04:52:48 PM »
We pulled 24 strands yesterday with no issues. A much better final result over the double braided 12 strands! Eliminated lots of gaps!

A short vid and a few pics...:)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSS-yd_b7PA

« Last Edit: Today at 04:58:48 PM by onanparts »
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