RE: Back to the Dark Ages.

Subject: RE: Back to the Dark Ages.
From: Meg Halter <aiki4us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 09:28:00 -0700 (PDT)


<chuckle/> The punch cards were also just right for cleaning the
slots in a wind tunnel model of a circulation control rotor.
Exactly the right thickness and sturdy enough to hold up.

But I like your shuttle story better.

-- Meg (who still has some hanging around as bookmarks.)

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--- CB Casper <knowone -at- surfy -dot- net> wrote:
>
> CB - Who's father still uses used cards for
> making notes, but his supply is running low.
>
> BTW - There was a use for these cards while
> building components for the space shuttle,
> but it was unrelated to the punched holes.
>
> They were very reliably produced with the
> thickness precise and consistent. Cards were
> used to check & set the spacing between the
> ceramic heat shield tiles. When the cards
> started to fray, they were tossed.
>
> Cheap, simple, effective, non-damaging.
> An elegant solution. Cool.
>
>

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