Active Atom

Precision Machining Mondays 8

Topics

  • Around the home and shop happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Producing a product progress.

Workshop Upgrade: GETTING OUR WORK SPACES READY

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We need to add a very industrial externally mounted door seal kit to our pair of workshop double doors since these doors are only opened to bring in or remove a heavy piece of machinery, tooling or support items for our internal workshop.

The main goal of this seal kit addition is to help in the external or outdoor conditions like wind, cold, heat, dust, sand and variation in exte... <read more>

Precision Machining Mondays 7

Opening

We have begun to finalize some rebuilt equipment, sharing our growing YouTube channel, digitally document some rare machine and watchmaker equipment and tools papers, books literature and blueprints missing from the web and we are talking about the making of a great American Machined product we have started work on.

Topics

  • Around the home and shop happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Scanning images, pages, B/P’s and instructions for our library.
  • Producing a product progress.

Around the Home and Shop

There are no home and shop happenings in this BLOG update, unless you count the ad... <read more>

Precision Machining Mondays 6

Opening

Patrick and Lance are moving into the big leagues like city folks, bye-bye septic. We have really been making great progress with the machinery and tool rebuilding. What is with the modern use of words, they were not broken, so why fix them. We once again share an amazing watchmaker video from a far away land and lastly we open up about what being on YouTube means and how committed we both are to making great videos each week.

Topics

  • Around the shop service and repair happenings.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress.
  • Old and new terminology for words meaning.
  • Share a video from a far away land, it must be shared.
  • Our ethics ar... <read more>

Precision Machining Mondays 5

Opening

We make headway on the machine rebuilding and discover buying a complete "set of anything" might not turn out to be true as we tease a bit more about the actual product we will be making for you with these very machines and tools. Then we layout a really heavy commitment to our readers and viewers about YouTube and this Blog.

Topics

  • Machine and tool rebuilding the process and the progress.
  • We share some motor bearing talk.
  • Unintended issues arise.
  • Producing a product progress.
  • Our YouTube commitment.

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Precision Machining Mondays 4

Opening

We wrap up painting of parts and we prepare to apply our high work standards to be rebuilding precision machines up to 100 year old. Are videos killing the writing star? NO not quite! Anyways could fame and transparency bring the uninvited? We compare two types of professional paint depending on what your doing, and who exactly is not full of hot air.

Topics

  • Painting of some vintage machine tool components completed.
  • Machine and tool rebuilding progress begins.
  • YouTube and our private lives collide.
  • Powder Coating versus 2 Part Epoxy Paints.
  • Where we get the gas welding and specialty air tanks from.

Mac... <read more>

Active Atom Receives a Visitor in the High-Desert

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While this company Active Atom, is clearly home to Lance and Patrick, an event occurred here around the time we founded this new company on January 2017 that would change everything, likely forever.

Quick Update About our Work

While currently refurbishing, repainting and rebuilding vintage machines, precision instruments and tools, that is not all we are about. What we mean is that what we are currently doing, is required to begin the more major reason we are actually here in the spotlight on all of these Social Media platforms sharing everything.

We are Making a Product

The p... <read more>

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