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I need some copper disks Answered

I need several copper disks 2 inches in diameter with a 3/4 inch hole in the center.

They can be cut, stamped, or otherwise constructed but it needs to be out of 1/16 inch copper. 

several means 5-10

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kelseymh (author)2012-10-24

Type "copper disks" into Google. You'll get a whole bunch of hits to sell them to you. You can use your own knowledge to filter the results to find the size and texture you want.

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tngun (author)kelseymh2012-10-25

I did that, and could not find the right thickness, I found the perfect stuff, just too thin

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kelseymh (author)tngun2012-10-25

Get 1/16" copper shim stock, and use a 2-1/4" diameter hole saw in a drill press. 1/16" is probably a bit too thick for a punch.

Those phrases in bold are what you should type into Google, or tell to the clerk at your local hardware store.

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EmcySquare (author)2012-10-25

Does it have to be copper?
Did you try tearing a HardDisk apart ?

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oldmicah (author)2012-10-24

Bunch of online retailers actually sell 'flat copper washers'. I like the bash and prey style, but if you are going for uniformity, buying online's your best bet. Good luck!

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RedneckEngineer (author)2012-10-24

Get some large size copper pipe, cut one side length wise, pound it out flat. Drill a hole and cut to your specs. Easy peasey.

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tngun (author)RedneckEngineer2012-10-24

I haven't really thought of that, and since you mentioned it, it does sound like a good solution, however, size, concentricity, and uniformity is important, and my metalworking skills are more bash and prey. But if all else fails I will try that.

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Kiteman (author)2012-10-24

Where are you, and how quickly do you need them?

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tngun (author)Kiteman2012-10-24

I am in Middle TN, and it is for an ongoing project/idea, so I don't have a time frame...

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