Date: Tue Sep 18 12:03:20 2007 Back to Contents

Author: Jerry DiMarco

Subject: Re: Torsion wave machine

When I arrived here, a couple of our wave machines were in rough
shape. None of the bars were bent, but I had to straighten a couple spines
and rotate several bars back into place. Think I used a stout needlenose
or 2 on the spine, and rotated the bars by hand...


At 9/17/2007 10:22 AM, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>Where do you buy a Torsion wave machine (Shive or Bell Labs Wave machine)?
>Or, better yet, how do you repair one after dropping it on the floor? Any
>tricks, or do you have to bend every bar back with pliers?
>David Tam
>Sr. Technical Assistant
>Columbia University Dept. of Physics


Jerry DiMarco
Manager of Lecture Demonstrations and Instructional Labs
Montana State Univ., Physics Dept.
Bozeman, MT

Our Motto: "What would your mother do?"

From Tue Sep 18 12:03:20 2007