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Hydr motor calculations

  1. Sep 1, 2010 #1
    Would like to know how to calculate which hydraulic motor to turn a 2-1/2 dia shaft at a length of 30",with 15 mounted rotating chewing disks for a shredder machine. We are shredding soils and clay at about 40 yds/hr. we are also using a No. 80 drive chain on 12 to 19 tooth sprocket too.

    Any ideas welcome.

    Thank you
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  3. Sep 1, 2010 #2


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    Well the soil and clay shredding operation is the bit which is going to consume the power, so you need more details around this aspect.

    Is this an existing machine?
  4. Sep 1, 2010 #3
    Not existing yet.

    ok- Soils are about 80lb/ft3 density and loading is, well 40 yd3/hr.

    what other info?
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