Makermotor DC Reversible Electric Gear Motor – Motorizing Your Mill?

Makermotor 3/8" D Shaft 12V DC Reversible Electric Gear Motor 50 RPM

Makermotor 3/8″ D Shaft 12V DC Reversible Electric Gear Motor 50 RPM

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Highlighted Features
  • Rated Voltage: 13.5 VDC
  • 3/8" shaft with 1 flat ("D" shaft) where flat to OD is 0.322" and the length of the shaft is 0.886" long
  • Rated Speed: 50 RPM
  • Mounting: M6 screw holes
  • Rated Torque: 6 N-m (4.4 ft-lb)

 

This looks to me like it would be a good candidate for motorizing a grain mill. Note that this would be an advanced project that requires additional materials, tools, knowledge and skill. If you give this a try, I’d love to hear about it.

Makermotor 3/8″ D Shaft 12V DC Reversible Electric Gear Motor 50 RPM – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Thank you to HBF Reader Aaron N for this step by step how to!  Aaron is a long time reader and a serial tipster!

Motorizing Your Mill, Purpose Built Solutions

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Homebrew Grain Mill Reviews!


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