Today we continue with the lathe VFD upgrade. We walk through all of the programming of the VFD for external speed and direction control, we change settings to make the motor run smoothly and quietly and we even hook up a speed-controlled supplemental cooling fan.
If you want to do this upgrade on your lathe, here are the parts used in this video:
- Teco-Westinghouse L510 1HP VFD (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2F2X7a8
- Leeson 1800RPM D80 Motor: http://www.electricmotorwholesale.com/LEESON-192241.html
- Linear Potentiometer Assortment (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2HeXy2Z
- Potentiometer Knobs (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2K1IIyB
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