Cluster plates thickness

jm-urbani

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Hi all,
how thick aluminium (2017 T4 equivalent to a 6061) cluster plates should be for a light tandem dominator shaped ( 230 kg empty weight) gyro ?
thx
jmi
 

eddie

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My rotor hubbar is machined from 2017 T451,its really good stuff.

Jake thanks for pointing us to the website about metal quality its a good one.
 

gyrojake

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eddie;n1137471 said:
My rotor hubbar is machined from 2017 T451,its really good stuff.

Jake thanks for pointing us to the website about metal quality its a good one.
No problem.
That's how I choose the materials for my projects.
That way they bend instead of snap, from the use of less rigid material !!!
 
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