Metal Shop Committee Meeting 20210501 @ 12pm

Meeting info: meet.google.com/qxy-tnmy-ibn

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Meeting Agenda:

  • Chair election / pro-tem position (per last meeting, if elected to the board I’d step down)

Maintenance TODOs:

  • install new metal mesh for blue filter
  • fix powder coating oven (thermal runaway)
  • clean
  • classes as needed

Add finishing the LED light install over the bandsaw. Bulbs wouldn’t fit with long tombstones, I bought short ones but had to use some in the pantry. Do we have a supply of short tombstones now?

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Forgot the open the meet link; it’s open now and we’re waiting a few minutes to start to give people time to join if they wish

Attendees

  • Tails Hartnett
  • Malcolm Galland
  • John Owen
  • Randy Lisbona
  • HB Smart II
  • Tim Bene

Announcements

  • 480v is in the scope of current construction work.
  • Per last meeting, Tails Hartnett steps down from chair due to board election

Votes

  • Charles voted for Chair in absentia- 5 FOR 1 abstain (Tim Bene) - should Charles decline new election will be held next meeting. @procterc my sincere condolences but I hope you’ll accept anyway
  • Allocate up to $750 for an oxygen monitor in the metal shop as a safety upgrade - Unanimous

Tasks completed

  • Cleaning
  • Last LED fixture installed
  • Evaluated failure on the oven; internal SSR had melted into a closed contact state
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@procterc I don’t know whether to take the silence as acceptance or abject horror

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Both, I’ve got Tim to keep the vice position and asked Randy to be a second vice.

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Sheetcam offered an update from V7.09 to V7.11 what problems will happen if this is done?

It will break the runas tool until it can be updated by infra

Unknown; likely going to be a “find out.” Typically minor version updates aren’t likely to break things (7.xx to 7.yy versus 7.x to 8.x)

EDIT:

Good to know