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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,  
robert@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

>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 
-Phil LaBudde

Center for the Advanced Study of Ballistic  Improbabilities
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