[Bell Historians] Re: Historical differences between long-standing bell foundries?
Matthew Higby & Company Ltd, www.bellhangers.com
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Sat Apr 28 15:00:23 BST 2012
CNC machining is widely used for handbell production in the US. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lYEpRZjfaI
This has been brought into use for tower bells also (particularly at Eijsbouts). However the final adjustments are always done by hand.
Computer aided design of bells has been in use for many years now, and can be used to cut (via CNC laser cutting machines) accurate strickles ready of the production of cores and copes.
From: Roderic Bickerton <rodbic at jmXtbBceyO0RXotHHgc1eAybJrfsuN7qfqJu3LzdkWezoN34mS1PMP8viAIdXtB_weqKMFMZVMwMdB2SOuo.yahoo.invalid>
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Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Re: Historical differences between long-standing bell foundries?
" The advent of low cost CNC machining also
makes one wonder about its applications in
That has to make sence for handbells.
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