Making balls by metal spinning

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Antonio show how to make to make terminal balls for electrostatic machines by spinning metal – “Metal spinning is a technique where a flat metal disk is pressed against a form while turning in a lathe. It is a convenient method for the making of balls and other round elements for use in high-voltage instruments.” Link.

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  1. metal spinning can be done with a cnc or by hand you would be surprised how many objects are made with this thousand year old technique, lamp shades, kitchen wear. the list goes on. i tackle this subject in my metal spinning blog.

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