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Guys a quick update on the 137m/150m WR leak tester.

Clear chamber's inner diameter is a MASSIVE 68mm, tube has a BURST rating of 40BAR!

NOTE: the viewing chamber will be MUCH taller than shown (UPDATE to follow).

Proto pics attached>>>

Cheers

Bry

68mm Inner diameter. (CrC Chrome Carbide coated SKX007)






 

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Hi,

The machine has been designed by myself with Solidworks 3D CAD and CNC machined abroad.

All the assembling and small machining work I will do myself. :cool:


Regs

Bry

P.S. The last pressure tester I designed and had made was capable of testing watches to over 3,00metres over 300Bar of pressure! :)
 

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Bry this is looking amazing. I'm assuming this is more cost effective than a bergeon or comparable tester. But more than a generic China made copy?

Amazing skills by the way - hats off
 

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Hi,

Bergeon 5555s or the Guangdong knockoff will only test to 30metres, 60metres AND the latest version 100metres, the Calypso WR leak tester will test to 100metres, in THEORY I could offer a 200metres WR leak tester tho MAX inner viewing chamber would be 54mm diameter! :(
 

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Ok mate thats awesome, now the million dollar question, once made and priced would you be selling the odd one or two? Or is this just for your own personal use, or are you thinking of selling plans etc.
No dramas if not just thought id ask in a matter of interest thats all.
 

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Update>>>

Hope to start testing end of this week-early next week. :)








Lasered top plate and base plate Buna Nitrile gaskets>>

 

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80metre- 8Bar update!

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Chaps,

Have retested and have achieved 8Bar about 80metres depth, will fit some proper 73mm I.D. buna nitrile o-rings and see how we get on! :cool:
 

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Hi Paul,

YES a foot or track stirrup pump can be used or an electric air compressor am just trying out whats possible, the Co2 inflators are handy if you have lots of watches to test etc.

AND yer have achieved 10Bar easily with the Co2 inflator! :cool::p
 

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FURTHER update>>>

Chaps an update.

With the double o-ring sealing I can achieve a DECENT 8Bar of constant pressure which will be improved to 10Bar+ HOPEFULLY.


Double o-ring sealing for the hanger>



Proto hanger bar fitted>>






Proto hanger fitted with roll pin>>
NOTE: expect to have some SS watch hangers made SOON.


 
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