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Mentor Night - Shared screen with speaker view
Gordon Hinkle
01:00:41
anyone else having trouble hearing? I'm getting very choppy audio
Tim Kovar
01:01:32
My audio is good
Denise Bushnell (she/her/hers/ella)
01:01:59
I'm good too Gordon
Gordon Hinkle
01:02:22
I just re-logged in, much better now, thanks. :)
Franz Veitschegger
01:12:42
Yes, I can see it.
Lucas French
01:13:02
Im sorry, im hbeen having problems with zoom, is this a lathe?
Lucas French
01:13:21
very nice
Adam Harder
01:13:24
What sort of part is it?
Adam Harder
01:13:37
*Is being made
Lance Wills
01:13:44
What is your target sales price for this machine?
Sebastian Castaneda
01:14:09
Are these in demand for the automotive industry? Or what industry is this machine being targeted to?
Lucas French
01:14:23
is this just a wood lathe or
Lucas French
01:14:52
is this computer controlled
Sebastian Castaneda
01:15:10
How is the heat dispersed?
Analicia Feliciano
01:15:25
So, it can also do this to metal, not just wood?
Lucas French
01:15:26
So it is like a combo of a lathe and a cnc machine. got it.
dimitrius L-Thompson
01:15:27
how much does it cost to produce?
Lance Wills
01:15:37
And would this be able to handle milling aluminum? Steel? What material limits?
Scott Bushey
01:16:15
are these machines developed in Taiwan?
Lucas French
01:16:46
how would you advertise this produc and what is your competition?
Lola Heinzel
01:16:53
How long did the patenting process take to complete? Did you have to go through the patenting process in multiple countries?
Scott Bushey
01:16:55
Soyou’re business is operating out of Taiwan now?
Franz Veitschegger
01:17:16
What CAM software do you use?
Stephen Pesis
01:17:40
what does CNC stand for?
Karen
01:18:01
How have prospective customers responded? Are you targeting specific markets?
Sebastian Castaneda
01:18:03
Are you targeting hobbiest as well or mostly manufactures?
Brandon Baker
01:18:05
How long to fully produce a machine like this
Kendall Martin
01:18:17
So your business start up was in college
Kendall Martin
01:18:46
? Did you have partners
Lance Wills
01:18:56
For non-turning processes e.g. milling is there a vice? Or how do you hold the material?
Scott Bushey
01:19:00
20K US for the patents?
Analicia Feliciano
01:19:12
How long did it take to perfect it to this model?
Scott Bushey
01:19:17
Wow.
Lucas French
01:19:42
would you be able to cut costs by usig your machines to make certain parts for you machines, like 3d printing companies?
Franz Veitschegger
01:19:46
Does Fusion have a post for it?
Lucas French
01:19:50
g code, cool
Micah
01:20:03
What countries are you going to be selling to?
Blake Stavness
01:20:18
How many models are you planning on producing?
Sebastian Castaneda
01:20:26
How is it shipped and assembled?
Lance Wills
01:20:46
How is the coolant handled? I see the nozzles...
Stephen Pesis
01:20:49
How difficult is it to program each job... i.e. does it take a lot of specialization?
Lucas French
01:21:07
Specialized fliud im geussing
Lucas French
01:21:21
would you be able to cut costs by using your machines to make certain parts for you machines, like 3d printing companies?
Analicia Feliciano
01:21:46
Did you have a business plan timeline and did you meet that goal or did it take a shorter or longer amount of time?
Lucas French
01:22:17
very cool
Scott Bushey
01:23:14
did you conduct a feasibility analysis or anything like that when you started this venture?
William Youngman
01:23:45
Is the system sold as a complete system or would you be also selling a "Makers Version"?
Nestor (Mike) Romero
01:24:23
Is constant maintenance needed? And are there any improvements you are looking forward to make?
alexeriksson
01:24:24
If you could give your past self one piece of advice what would you say?
William Youngman
01:25:33
so we would need to break out the milling vs turning activities until a full Post processor was written,
Franz Veitschegger
01:26:12
Did you envision owning your own business?
Alisha Givehchi
01:26:41
How do you plan on expanding your business?
Traditions Law
01:26:59
If the machine breaks down, what is the process for it getting fixed? Would there be a warranty? Do you foresee this being used mainly for only specialized products and not for mass production?
Franz Veitschegger
01:27:05
Does the machine run on 120V single phase?
Franz Veitschegger
01:27:17
thank you!
William Youngman
01:27:27
Franz... (How do you plan on expanding your business?) Yes, it is in scope.
Adam Harder
01:27:42
Are both chucks powered, or does one act almost as a live center? Or possibly are the motors sensored to keep the synced?
William Youngman
01:28:43
Are the controls stepper motors or have full servo feedback?
Scott Bushey
01:28:52
What kind of warranties, if any, would be in place?
Micah
01:29:16
what is the overall mission of your company?
William Youngman
01:29:33
Does it come with a specific tooling package or will it accept common collets/etc.
Kevin Hughes
01:29:33
are you planning on a tool changer for the vertical mill?
Jeff Briggs
01:31:45
Who would you consider your closest competitor?
Lance Wills
01:31:57
How will we find this product when you release it? Company name, website?
Jess Chandra
01:32:11
how do you differentiate from other competitors
DJ Harrigan
01:32:33
https://www.swissmakcnc.com/ is ready
Brian Vasquez
01:33:59
What is your companies overall goals?
Brandon Baker
01:36:05
Has covid had a significant impact on your business?
Jess Chandra
01:38:17
I presume you have a design and utility patent then?
Wendy La
01:39:18
What are things to consider when moving a business to a different country? What was the visa process like and what other things are there to consider such as language or accessing finances?
Jess Chandra
01:39:27
If so do you have protection when manufacturing overseas?
Savanna De La Paz
01:40:08
Do you think you will eventually bring production back to the U.S. or do you see that as unreasonable no matter how successful your business gets?
Lucas French
01:40:14
You should send a machine to michael reeves. hes a very popular robotics engineer youtuber
William Youngman
01:44:34
Life is good in Tiawan.
William Youngman
01:44:52
Those that know know.
Emily Rangel
01:45:05
How did you find your team?
William Youngman
01:45:14
I've spent a lot of time in Xiamen.
Gordon Hinkle
01:45:26
Cool machine! Thank you for demo!!
William Youngman
01:45:29
Looking toward Tiawan.
Analicia Feliciano
01:45:32
Thank you!
Kat
01:45:50
Thank you
alexeriksson
01:45:50
What was the best advice you have gotten during this whole journey?
Cyndi Dunn
01:45:50
Impressive!!!
Kendall Martin
01:45:54
Yeah that was awesome!!!
alexeriksson
01:45:58
Thank you!
Kendall Martin
01:46:02
I was in awe
Kevin Hughes
01:46:02
do you have social media we can follow mfor updates?
Amy Schulz
01:46:12
Thank you, Perry! What an inspiring journey! We appreciate you taking the time to share with our Sierra College community.
Lola Heinzel
01:46:23
Thank you so much!
Lucas French
01:46:31
What was the hardest part of moving your business to taiwan?
Kendall Martin
01:46:35
Was that link to your website?
Kendall Martin
01:46:55
Thank you!
Karen
01:47:08
Wishing you success!
Analicia Feliciano
01:47:15
Ryan Mollier’s computer broke down and was wondering if there are any YouTubers you specifically had in mind to review it?
Reilly Marquez
01:47:28
For the most part your competition is pretty small? Or you lead the market for this product
William Youngman
01:49:09
How many suppliers do you use? or do you manufacturer the parts yourself?
William Youngman
01:49:29
5?
William Youngman
01:49:34
%?
Lucas French
01:50:38
Is there anything that a CNC machine can do that this machine cannot?
William Youngman
01:52:15
All good here.
Lucas French
01:52:20
how can I buy one
Kevin Hughes
01:52:53
did you give a price already? price range?
Lucas French
01:52:59
Very cool!
Kevin Hughes
01:53:20
damn, that's cheap
Kevin Hughes
01:53:31
inexpensive
Lucas French
01:56:50
Is there a social media or i website i can go to to show my dad
Lucas French
01:56:52
?
William Youngman
01:57:07
They need to get the Post written for Fusion.
Steve Ricketts
01:57:28
sricketts@cebridge.net 530-878-0112
Steve Ricketts
01:57:56
www.swissmakcnc.com
William Youngman
01:58:17
The trick with Fusion is that they look at either Milling OR Turing... not both.
Lucas French
01:58:29
well my dad works at the autmotive department at arc and i thought hed think it would be a good investment
William Youngman
01:58:30
...at the same time.
Franz Veitschegger
01:59:01
William, Fusion does have a Mill-Turn option
William Youngman
01:59:52
Ah... running them one at a time, ok.
Brooke Baker
02:00:29
Thanks, Perry! And Steve!
Paxtons Mom (Kim)
02:01:12
I am definitely inspired!
Brandon Baker
02:01:35
Me too!
Lucas French
02:02:43
RIP seirra college auto program
Franz Veitschegger
02:03:26
Yes, please come again!
Gordon Hinkle
02:03:32
Thank you Amy for intro. Anyone who wants more info. on Global Trade industries, feel free to contact me anytime. Gordon@hinkletec.com or 916-765-6122.
Lucas French
02:03:50
The old auto shop is becoming the makerspace lol
Denise Bushnell (she/her/hers/ella)
02:03:51
dbushnell@sierracollege.edu Denise Bushnell
William Youngman
02:04:36
I'd like to see it from the beginning... thank you!
rachellesmith
02:04:53
Excellent mentor night meeting, thank you all! What a great opportunity for students and the exchange of ideas!
Carol
02:05:34
Thank you Perry - great tour and discussion!
Kendall Martin
02:05:51
Yes thank you!
Franz Veitschegger
02:05:53
Thank you!
Savanna De La Paz
02:05:55
Thank you Perry!
Emily Rangel
02:05:55
Thank you!
Kevin Hughes
02:05:55
ty, good night and good morning!
Kat
02:05:59
thanks
Jess Chandra
02:06:02
thank you
William Youngman
02:06:08
Thank you, good evening.
Gordon Hinkle
02:06:09
Thanks all!
Nestor (Mike) Romero
02:06:10
Thank you!
Scott Bushey
02:06:10
thank you
William Youngman
02:06:16
Good morning.
alexeriksson
02:06:19
Thank you so much!
Karen
02:06:20
Thanks!
Cyndi Dunn
02:06:30
Thank you!!
Lucas French
02:06:33
thank you so much!
William Youngman
02:07:21
That was a great pic of you and the kitty.