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#1 posted 1863 days ago

Gary: I guess they are called toilet flanges They are attached to plastic pipe with the normal plastic solvent.

They would have holes on the top for bolts to hold down some clear acrylic as the top. You could just use closed cell foam tape when using it as a vacuum, but if you wanted to pressurize it you’d need some bolts to hold the seal.

Full vacuum is 14 lbs per square inch so a 1 ft square surface is around 2000 lbs. It’s like an elephant foot pressing on it. The thick 4: pipe I’ve used from HD hold my vacuum supply great, but I’d hate to use just a mason jar. That why bell jars are so expensive.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †


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