Re: [mowbot] motors, requirements

Dave Everett (Deverett nospam at
Fri, 27 Sep 1996 16:21:04 +1000

robin nospam at wrote:
> Dave Everett <Deverett nospam at> wrote:

[allcorp motors]
> We also need to know some other details like the torque (start, running
> and stall) and if there is a duty cycle. Some of the small, powerful
> motors I've seen looked promising but aren't designed for continuous
> running (typically being designed for special purposes, like window
> winders:-). Either they get hot quickly, or their bearings aren't up
> to carrying off-axis loads.

Good point. I would suspect that these motors usually get an easy life
being intended for window winding.

Dave Everett                                Email: deverett nospam at
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