Pivot Tester

Enzo wanted pictures of Mark Halpern’s BLAST pivot tester. So, here they are.

It has turnbuckles for grabbing the pivot tabs (on the stator) and holding tension. Currently nothing grabs the rotor, but Pedro is working on that.

Carbon Fiber Tubes

The day after the joints arrived we got a big box full of carbon fiber tubes. We waited for Juan to get back from vacation so that he could open them. My self restraint wasn’t strong enough to wait to open the joints.

They’re all cut to length and weigh almost nothing. If only we […]