Round Ram Upgrade

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Re: Round Ram Upgrade

Post by whisperfan » Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:58 pm

Despite the good advice on VFD's I went with a 'Rotary Phase Converter' panel for the motor I already had ...I wired it all up last night and some tonight. I also moved the motor - it was in the 'impact area' for a lot of chips ... so I moved it between my lathe and surface grinder ... should stay cleaner.

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