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  1. you paid 60 cents a watt right? so that's 240$...

    you paid 60 cents a watt right? so that's 240$ and at minimum you can figure 2400 pounds of co2 released to get that panel delivered to your door if it lasts 30 years it will pay for itself for sure....
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    I would guess it is used for measuring the area...

    I would guess it is used for measuring the area of an arc. The far right is held in a fixed location and the dial is worm gear driven from the roller which rotates as you drag it across your drawing...
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    more robust motor, might have solid copper bars...

    more robust motor, might have solid copper bars in the armature = twice the amount of copper in the rotor as does a dc motor, so higher power density by default, lower losses, no energy robbing...
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    if you burn out the elements trying to get it...

    if you burn out the elements trying to get it past 2000F then buy kanthal A-1 or similar nichrome wire and go for a larger gauge and wind them tighter.
    this will increase the surface area of the...
  5. You could gash a crude spur gear (you could even...

    You could gash a crude spur gear (you could even try to cut the teeth out on a bandsaw, as close as you can to manually scribed lines) and then use the hob to drive it but you would end up with a...
  6. that doesn't look forged to me.. looks like cast...

    that doesn't look forged to me.. looks like cast steel with the flash line ground off.
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    housing booms.. and the hype of nuclear power...

    housing booms.. and the hype of nuclear power being "too cheap to meter"

    of course you needed heat pumps in the south, for air conditioning.
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    banned in Bellingham, washington state too, soon...

    banned in Bellingham, washington state too, soon if not already.

    the working theory is that its less carbon emissions and slightly cheaper to heat with a heat pump via a 50% efficient combined...
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    you can use a 1500 watt space heater which draws...

    you can use a 1500 watt space heater which draws 12 amps, it should trip the breaker.. not immediately but.. tens of minutes later.
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    for only 10 feet if you want to increase the life...

    for only 10 feet if you want to increase the life of the motor. (statistically, there is no guarantee.). buy a cheap dv/dt filter and install it at the motor. its a simple RC filter. it will do...
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    i edited my post after you replied.

    i edited my post after you replied.
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    you could pull the alnico magnets out and replace...

    you could pull the alnico magnets out and replace them with neodymium magnets of half the thickness and space them out to get the required field strength.

    magnets such as these
    N45 2 in x 1/4 in...
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    Might want to look up suppliers based out of...

    Might want to look up suppliers based out of Wuhan, im sure they offer better discounts
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    Rotor diameter 11.2 cm These folks tested...

    Rotor diameter 11.2 cm

    These folks tested their prototype to 60K rpm but there is no mention of if they hardened the 300M steel rotor.
    ...
  15. well i was talking about op's lathe, so i...

    well i was talking about op's lathe, so i interpreted your post a bit differently....
  16. you could probably push the volts per hz up to...

    you could probably push the volts per hz up to 50% higher than the transformer was designed for starting purposes only, but out of the box the initial default 20% voltage at zero hz is going to blow...
  17. you should have no problem running a transformer...

    you should have no problem running a transformer from a vfd, but you must program the vfd for linear volts per hz, otherwise you will saturate the transformer at turn on. this is most likely the...
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    Maybe a 4 pole contactor, it's coil rigged up to...

    Maybe a 4 pole contactor, it's coil rigged up to an E stop normally connected switch and small 24vac transformer.

    3 poles are post vfd connect the motor to vfd.

    The 4th pole is in series with...
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    Or a bad belt.. the belt is running in the V of...

    Or a bad belt.. the belt is running in the V of the pulley but its on the Flat of the counter shaft pulley correct? so if you've got a belt that has a thick spot or a thin spot in it, the belt...
  20. the secondary you are feeding with 240 appears to...

    the secondary you are feeding with 240 appears to be rated for 33 or 35 amps. so, on the order of 13Kva.

    since the voltage is lower and you're not using the full primary winding, you may be able...
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    the spindle with its regenerative drive is a VFD...

    the spindle with its regenerative drive is a VFD if its a 3 phase motor.

    If you've got a dc motor spindle then the proper terminology is to call it a dc motor controller. or a 4 quadrant dc drive,...
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    Depending on where, and how the phase perfect...

    Depending on where, and how the phase perfect measures its output current, you may be able to solve the problem by adding an additional line reactor (3% should do it) to the output of the phase...
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    You could try cutting the gear with mod 1 cutter,...

    You could try cutting the gear with mod 1 cutter, then rotate the gear a few degrees on the dividing head and cut it again.i think they call that a profile shift which would normally increase the...
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    Talk to the person you bought it from. That is...

    Talk to the person you bought it from.

    That is a delta wound motor, it should not be a problem.

    there appear to be some differences thermally between Y and delta motors when used as a rotary...
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    that is the kind of shift you would get from...

    that is the kind of shift you would get from cutting two gears of different teeth to fit on the same center distance.

    can you post a photo?
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