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What motor can rotate up to 50lbs at variable speed?

  1. Oct 5, 2011 #1
    I am looking for a type of motor that can rotate gears and a large object and only rotate once every 12 hrs. I am having a hard time located one.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 5, 2011 #2
    Any motor should work. The gear assembly is complex however. What your looking for is a turret clock.
     
  4. Oct 5, 2011 #3
    1) Define "large object".
    2) Shall we assume it rotates continuously, making one complete revolution in twelve hours?
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  5. Oct 6, 2011 #4

    russ_watters

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    Try a telescope drive.
     
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