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Old February 25th, 2009, 03:08 PM
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Default Re: Glass Blown Tip Sketches and Designs.

Originally Posted by mattathayde View Post
the raw material comes pre formed in tubes and also you can just use calipers to make sure the ends are the right size, plus worse comes to worse you can cold work the ends down... idk how lamp workers are but glassblowers (being the larger scale version) usually hate cold working

I was just mentioning that getting the taper that will make for a good seal to be even on all sides while hot working the glass will be difficult. Considering that these may end up being optional replacements for nammor/razan hoses the tips would need to fit tightly into the predetermined shape of the grommet.
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