TIROS

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Assembly drawing


Detail and Parts drawings


Recommended materials for construction

Part
number
Number
required
Recommended
material
Color
1OneWood - pineSilver
2OneWood - mapleBody - Silver
Cells - Black
3EighteenWood - mapleBlack
4OneWood - mapleSilver
5EighteenWood - balsaSilver
6EighteenWood - balsaSilver
7EighteenWood - balsaSilver
8TwoWood - mapleBlack
9TwoBrassPolish
10OneWood - mapleSilver
11FourBrass welding rodPolish
12EighteenSteel, mildBlack
13OneSteel, mildSilver
Note:TIROS stand to be made of plastic.


Recommended procedure for construction

Part
no.
Suggested
materials
Fabrication
technique
Surface
treatment
Assembly
recommendations
1Wood - pineTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Surface 18 flats.Sand all surfaces. Paint exposed surfaces silver.
2Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces.Paint position and glue part 2 to part 1.
3Wood - mapleCut and shape to specified dimensionsFinish sand all surfaces.Paint position and glue part 3 (18) to part 1.
4Wood - mapleCut to specified dimensions.Finish sand all surfaces.Glue part 10 to part 4.
5Wood - balsaCut to specified dimensions.Finish sand all surfaces.Position and glue parts 5 (18) to parts 4 and 10.
6Wood - balsaCut to specified dimensions.Finish sand all surfaces.Position and glue part 6 (18) to part 4.
7Wood - balsaCut to specified dimensions.Finish sand all surfaces.Position and glue part 7 (18) to part 4. Paint parts 4, 5, 6, and 7 silver.
8Wood - mapleTurn on lathe to specified dimensions.Finish sand all surfaces.Paint black. Glue to part 4.
9BrassCut to specified dimensions.Polish and lacquer.Solder two units of part 9 together. Position and secure with epoxy resin.
10Wood - mapleTurn on lathe to specified dimensions. Drill as indicated on detail drawings.Finish sand all surfaces.Glue to part 4 before securing parts 5, 6, and 7 to part 4.
11Brass rodCut to specified dimensions.Polish.Solder two units of part 11 together and glue to part 10.
12Steel - mildCut to specified dimensions.Use file and emery cloth prior to painting black.Solder parts of detail 12 together and secure to part 4 with epoxy resin.
13Steel - mildCut to specified dimensions.Use file and emery cloth prior to painting silver.Solder two units of part 13 together and secure to part 2 with epoxy resin.



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