Re: [Electronics_101] tachogenerator
- Yumm...Too bad my favorite mexican place will be closed by the time i get
back to Burien.
On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 7:31 PM, Mitch Reid <mitch.reid@...> wrote:
> For a motor application you need a taco generator.
> It runs on ground meat, beans and hot sauce.
> Fuel efficient and eco friendly except for the
> flatulence factor.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Howard Hansen
> To: Electronics_101@yahoogroups.com <Electronics_101%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Monday, November 03, 2008 9:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [Electronics_101] tachogenerator
> Your device is designed to measure the speed of a rotating shaft. The
> more name for a tachogenerator is tachometer,
> bondeoca wrote:
> > Hello All
> > I have picked up a G E tachogenerator hoping to use it as a spindle
> > drive motor for my mill.
> > It is a pm rated at 100 volts per 1000 rpm.It is apprx . 7 inches in
> > dia. and 10 inches long,has
> > four brushes 180 degree spacing. When I apply 100 volts it
> > rotates ,but with a 2 inch pulley
> > on the shaft I can stop it by hand a turn it in the opposite direction.
> > So my question is , is there something I can easily do to this motor
> > to increase its torque?
> > I also notice the magnets for being quite large , do not seem very
> > strong.
> > Thanks Rick
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Erik L. Knise
Pacific Shipping Company
4707 Denver Ave S.
Seattle WA, 98134
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