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    Powered homemade bead roller and slip rolls

    Hi All
    At last the bead roller is operational under power.

    The original motor was a sewing machine clutched motor which was difficult to control at a constant low speed. So had to go back to the drawing board. There didn’t seem too many options and the cost would be high to source a motor and gear box and I would be stuck with a single speed.

    I was a little concerned about buying an alternative sewing machine motor but was interested in the servo motors that are reasonable price and come with a speed controller. so took a chance and purchased one. I am so pleased and impressed with the motor and control.

    I have posted a video to show the motor arrangement to power both the bead roller and slip rolls.



    This is a 1HP motor

    Hope this will be of interest.
    The Home Engineer

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    Last edited by thehomeengineer; Jan 4, 2022 at 06:38 AM.

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    Thanks thehomeengineer! We've added your Powered Bead Roller to our Bead Rollers category,
    as well as to your builder page: thehomeengineer's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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