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by Ameen Aydan
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?
Replies: 28
Views: 13746

Re: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?

I was just browsing eBay and found about 45 pages of conflat components including several 8 inch flanges for under $100US. There is what I’m pretty sure is an 8 inch blank flange for $45US. The seller didn’t state the size, but the photo looks like an 8 inch. In my experience, sellers will often ac...
by Ameen Aydan
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?
Replies: 28
Views: 13746

Re: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?

Clearly these type of flanges are made on CNC machines, so no reason you couldn't make one on a “precision” 5-axis CNC. However, as Dan mentions, it’s very unlikely you can make one cheaper (unless you have access to cheap 8”x8"x7/8” SS plate, custom CNC tooling, free time on the CNC, and don’t mak...
by Ameen Aydan
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?
Replies: 28
Views: 13746

Re: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?

Btw I will be using a cnc machine through college to make it cheaper than Normal
by Ameen Aydan
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?
Replies: 28
Views: 13746

Can I make my own ConFlat flanges?

After some searching on the internet for a 8” O.D. ConFlat flange, it came to my attention that they a quite expensive and not a viable option for me. I mean, these things go for $190 cad at its cheapest. So I thought that maybe I could use the 3D auto cad files that come from the manufacturer such ...