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#1 LJM

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:34 AM

Hi,

Does anybody know exactly what material the Hugyfot ports are made from?

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:24 PM

Hugyfot Ports are made of:
- Plan Ports: Delrin (or similar) and acrylic or glass front window
- Dome Port: Delrin (or similar) and acrylic dome while the minidome is made of optical glass
Chris

Edited by ChrigelKarrer, 05 January 2013 - 01:27 PM.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:00 AM

Thanks Chris,

It's the material of the body of the ports that I'm interested in. So Delrin, or similar. Can anyone confirm or deny this?!

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 04:43 AM

LJM,
the extention rings and plan ports are made of a black slippery plastic looking like Delrin.
I don't know exactly what plastic it is but Delrin makes the most sense because of it's properties.
The port lock bajonet on their minidome is made of aluminium, the rest of this plastic.
Chris

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

You could always ask this guy: Pascal Eeckhoudt <Pascal.Eeckhoudt@leys.be>

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:00 AM

Thanks for the tip John; Pascal confirmed that the material is indeed Delrin. Thanks everyone for the input.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:40 PM

Hmmm. That is disapointing. I thought they were made from real ninjas.
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