HP-2116A chassis (or repairing cast aluminum)
pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Sun Apr 17 08:48:48 CDT 2005
On Apr 17 2005, 8:51, Bob Shannon wrote:
> Could be I have no idea what I'm talking about here.
> But I do know many older HP devices use magnesium rather than
> aluminum. As to how to weld these materials, I'm no expert.
> But I'd rather not hear that the machine, and the shop that attempted
> the repair had been reduced to ashes.
Agreed :-) To be quite honest, although welding would be the neatest
solution short of finding a replacement chassis, I'd just buy a couple
of those L-shaped brackets used for reinforcing woodwork, and rivet
them onto the frame.
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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