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    Multi Purpose Rotary Table from Washing Machine - Muller, 360 Photography, Welding

    I wanted something to mull green sand, that is mix up the kind of sand you use for aluminium casting. I had an old washing machine, and thought I may as well try and make something a bit more versatile...

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    The project uses the frame and bearings of the washing machine, and a rotating table is made from scrap ply to go on top. The inside of the old machine gets shelves for storage.


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    The original universal motor is controlled with closed loop PID system on an Arduino microcontroller. This allows constant speed under varying loads.


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    It uses a salvaged timer from a microwave, so that I can set it mulling sand for a while while I do other things. This was an easy win - I just had to extend the keypad cable and it was good.

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    Thanks bongodrummer! We've added your Sand Muller to our Forging and Casting category,
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