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Re: [TCML] Spark Gap Motor and Control
In a message dated 10/25/08 7:56:40 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>How do you think this would work for my ASRSG
Sure, the motor and control are compatible. What are the other
mechanical design features of your ASRSG? The motor shaft is relatively skinny at 3/8"
diameter, and the mounting is via four 10-32 screws. The max RPM is pretty
high at ~10,000. So unless you're planning for a "Terry Blake propeller gap"
or a fairly light duty disk setup, you're going to have difficulty mounting
and balancing a substantial rotor.
With a motor rated that fast, I'd make a serious shield over the entire
setup. I once had a die grinder bend the a 1/4" dia arbor 90 degrees when it
got out of balance... before it shot the arbor out of the collet and into the
wall. If your controller fails as a short, the motor will try to go to full
Center for the Advanced Study of Ballistic Improbabilities
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