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Silicone Tube Adapter

Type Assembly
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(A) Making holes in nylon set screws
Drill holes into the nylon socket set screw using a #45 drill bit (0.082") while holding them in place with a post with 8-32 threading. Notice that one end will be narrower than the other after drilling.

(A) Making holes in nylon set screws
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(B) Threading silicone tubing through nylon socket set screws
Cut end of Tygon silicone tubing with a sharp edge (ex. razor) to thread it through the holed socket set screws with 1-inch spacing, aligned in the same direction. Cut evenly with 2-mm spacing in front of the narrower end of the screw.

(B) Threading silicone tubing through nylon socket set screws
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(C) Applying Silicone tubing adapter
Screw the silicone tubing adapter into the chamber holder by twisting the silicone tubing until it buckles.

(C) Applying Silicone tubing adapter
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Parts
NameManufacturerVendorRequiredStockCost
screw, Nylon set8-32 x 3/8"Product-Components1$0.25
tubing , silicone rubber , Tygon 3350 Saint-GobainProfessional Plastics1 in$0.11
Estimated cost: $0.36
 

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