Water/ Pressure Proofing (42)

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Simple way to increase the depth capability of Atmospheric Housings.

Many people forget the biggest problem with atmospheric housings is not the pressure, it's the "differential" pressure.  Any housing will h…

Started by Brooks Wagner

9 yesterday
Reply by carsten

West Systems Epoxy - Anyone?

Hello fellow builders, The Devcon Flow-Mix 2 Ton epoxy is not available in Canada.  While I am planning a trip to the US soon and could s…

Started by Charles

0 Jan 8

Initial test of replacement battery tube end caps with large o-ring

I replaced the end-caps for the battery tubes for a 2.5 OROV with some newly fabricated ones that use a single larger o-ring.  Even with th…

Started by Brian A

3 Dec 23, 2014
Reply by Remy Christian Izendooren

Neoprene cement for extra waterproofing

Hi all,  first post, first OpenROV, seems to be coming along ok, but some of the areas ive potted make me nervous. I couldnt get the Devco…

Started by Stuart Fulton

0 Dec 18, 2014

Waterproofing the electronics

Has anyone done any work with waterproofing or protecting the electronics components in case of electronics tube flooding? If so, what has…

Started by Ronald Peters

2 Nov 23, 2014
Reply by Paul S

Keeping condensation from blocking camera view

Hey all! So Brian Adams, Erika Bergman, and I went on an OpenROV adventure in Monterey this weekend using my inflatable boat. Our goal was…

Started by Eric Stackpole

8 Sep 18, 2014
Reply by Stefan

Seawater vs. Brushless Motors

A brief introduction:  Hello, my name is Zack and I am the TechShop liaison for the OpenROV team.  TechShop has taken an interest in follow…

Started by Zack

23 Aug 26, 2014
Reply by Michael L Wernecke

O-ring loose

Finally I am completing to build my rov. I mounted two o-ring on cups of cilinder, but when I insert cup it slips into with no force, o-rin…

Started by Saverio Tozzi

3 Aug 22, 2014
Reply by Saverio Tozzi

Pressure Calculations

Years ago (before my time), my company developed some software for calculating implosion pressure on various shapes and material objects. …

Started by John

7 Jul 29, 2014
Reply by Ahmed M. Saber

[solved] Leaking Electronics Tube

Hello Everyone! I wanted to share some photos and gather other people's valuable input into a problem that I am having trying to seal the…

Started by Mike Sinclair

6 Jun 17, 2014
Reply by Mike Sinclair

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