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General Category => Equipment and Software => Topic started by: beerocd on June 14, 2010, 09:52:03 pm

Title: Washer/Dryer Parts?
Post by: beerocd on June 14, 2010, 09:52:03 pm
So, say you have access to a washer/dryer pair that no one needs. Any picks on which motor to scavenge for powering a mill?
Title: Re: Washer/Dryer Parts?
Post by: denny on June 15, 2010, 09:59:48 am
No direct experience, but I've heard of people using a dryer motor.
Title: Re: Washer/Dryer Parts?
Post by: pyrite on June 15, 2010, 10:08:33 am
The lower the rpm and higher the horse power the better.  A slower rotation on your motor with more torque/ power will help facilitate the synchronization of the mills' rollers and aid in a better crush.