HP-2116A chassis (or repairing cast aluminum)

Pete Turnbull 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.

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Pete						Peter Turnbull
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						University of York



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