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|2019 Collections Event Description |
During the 3 minute event set-up under Required Procedures 1), One competitor must go with the sampler judge to the sampler. The sampler judge will complete a factory setting default in front of one of the team members.
|Table Photos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7||The tool box is made out of 3/4" plywood and is 19" h X 22"w X 39"l.|
|Inserta Tee Rep, Mike Keene at:|
|McMaster-Carr Ratchet-Bit Brace Hand Drill|
|Part number for the arbor/pilot hole drill bit that will fit into the McMaster-Carr ratchet bit brace hand drill and accommodate the Lenox 4.5 inch circular cutting blade||A 3/8” shank will fit in the braces. The part number we use at Nationals is the Lenox Tools 1779805 6L arbor. This arbor is a quick change arbor, It has a 3/8” shank and a ¼” bit that is approximately 3.25”. There are other manufacturers available as well.|
Please note that at Nationals, most of our bit braces have been welded so that the shank cannot be removed from the brace, but this is not required.
|The Lenox unit can be purchased on Amazon at:|
While we use the McMaster-Carr ratcheting bit brace, many teams also use the Robert Larson 10 inch bit brace (also ratcheting). This bit brace confirms that it can take a shank up to ½” (thereby eliminating any concern of the shank not fitting). It is available on Amazon here:
|Specific part numbers for the two flexible repair couplings.||The repair coupling is an 8” repair coupling sized for an 8” SDR35 PVC pipe with an outside diameter of 8.4”. The couplings we use are the FERNCO Model 1056-88 (8” x 8” Flexible Coupling).|
The bands we use are stainless steel only.
|It is in Grainger’s catalog here:|
And available online for sale at a great price here:
|I'm looking to budget for next year. Is the Hach AS950 going to continue to be used and if so do we know for about how long?||Thank you for the question. There will be some changes and the Hach sampler may have a limited life moving forward. |
Stay tuned for updates
|Is the collection event for 2020 going to remain the same as it was for 2019?|
|Do we have to memorize the programming information or will there be a sheet we can use like in the collections event when programming the autosampler.|