Today we’re finally installing the electronics in the Hammond box, on the wall next to the lathe. We’ll connect the control wiring and run the lathe with the VFD for the first time.
If you’d like to do this upgrade on your lathe, here are some of the parts and tools I used:
- Teco-Westinghouse L510 1HP VFD (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2F2X7a8
- Leeson 1800RPM D80 Motor: http://www.electricmotorwholesale.com/LEESON-192241.html
- 20A Power Line Noise Suppressor (Amazon*): https://amzn.to/2HAcaxs
- Hammond 12x12x6 Box: https://www.wistexllc.com/chko12126-12-x-12-x-6-hinged-cover-enclosure-with-knockouts.html
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