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Old 02-04-2009, 09:23 PM   #1
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Sitting here at work I was thinking about my next project, motorizing my Crankandstein mill.

How does one go about figuring out what size gears to put on the motor and the mill.

Is there an equation I can apply the RPM of the motor to to figure it out?

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Old 02-04-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
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Use this link, it has everything you need to know.

Notes on Pulleys and Belts

After reading that if you still have questions I would be glad to answer them.


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Old 02-04-2009, 09:57 PM   #3
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Not trying to hijack your thread, just hoping for a quick answer here.

I run a centrifugal pump for my koi pond. The pump is 3 phase, and I run it on a Variable frequency drive so that I can adjust the speed. Now, the VFD also has a DC output. Would it run a DC motor for my mill at variable speed also?
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Old 02-04-2009, 10:04 PM   #4
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Information I found said you need to figure for about 50 in lbs of torque at about 200 rpm.
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Diameter of the driver pulley divided by the diameter of the driven pulley, times the motor RPM = the Mill RPM
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:45 PM   #6
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got home, looked at the motor and found nothing on it mentioning horse power or rpms or anything.

Here is what is listed on the motor.

BAMS 070296
EBC-027-2050-010
CCW

I am pretty sure the CCW= counter clock wise but beyond that I am lost.

Anyone have any insight into this motor?
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Can you post a pic of the motor & tag?
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will do when I get home tonight.
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Robot MarketPlace - CCW EV Warrior motor

Maybe this will help?
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I think the motor pictured is it! I will check when i get home. THANKS!


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