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I am planning a build on a 3' Windmill.

I am looking to build a 3' to hub windmill used primarily for camping. I am planning on using it to charge my phone or power a light bulb. I am having trouble finding the proper motor for what i need it to do. What would you guys recommend?
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a dc motor, say 1/4 hp as an example, will make power to charge batteries if you spin the armature. as long as it spins, it will produce energy to fill your batteries, or overfill them, if you do not have a regulator. VERY IMPORTANT! A small motor will make small power, and take longer to fill your batteries. A larger motor will fill your batteries sooner, but needs more torque from your wind turbine. My current vertical wind turbine powers a 2kw generator, and could use another 2kw genny for really windy days. Have fun, learn a lot, but most of all, have fun!
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INSTEAD OF A MOTOR, WOULDN'T YOU NEED A GENERATOR OR ALTERNATOR TO PRODUCE POWER FROM A WINDMILL?YOU WILL PROBABLY NEED SOME VERY FAST WIND TOO. GOOD LUCK!
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We stock a few but we will need some more information to know for sure if we have the one that you need. We will need to know the Horse Power and the frame size. Please give us a call at 1-800-472-4643 and we will be happy to help.
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These valves are at least 50 years old, and used @ a water plant. They drive the gears that operate the valve. AC electric comes in then goes through a rectifier, and changed into DC power for the motor. The old motors are 10" long, and 2 1/2" in Dia?/ with 4 wires.
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Do you have a Dayton 4Z524B motor in stock

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We do carry item 4Z524, however, if you the need specific suffix letter B, you will need to contact your local Grainger branch and they will check stock to see if they have one available. If you need further assistance, please contact us at 1-800-Grainger. Thank you for using Grainger Ask & Answer.
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I want to animate limbs on a full size mannequin for advertising purposes.
Requirements:
1. DC motor /battery operated
2. Gears to activate lever/arm - 2" range of motion
3. Deep cell Battery to last 8-10 hours on single charge
I can build/machine housing and mechanical parts
If successful, I will have orders for many more identical models.
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We have all of the items that you mention. To narrow down the list, I suggest you call our Technical Products Support Team for more information on your options. 1-800-Grainger

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I need an electric motor with 200 rpm, 1/6 hp, coupled to a speed control, for speed between 40 rpm and 200 rpm. Do you have then.
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The closest we have for you is our 6ML59 DC gearmotor and the control is our 6Z386. The control will operate on standard 120 Volts.

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Air curtain for hotel lobby, Berner model #STF-1-60 E
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