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Cooling tray motor suggestions
kwrcst
Hi all. I’m getting to the point of building my cooling tray and wondered what any of you have used for a motor to stir the beans? I figure 30rpm should be fast enough but I’m open to thoughts. I’m looking at this maybe

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...&psc=1
 
renatoa
30 is too much, imo, commercials are turning in the 10 RPM ballpark.

For up to 1 kg I am using this motor so far:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/60KTYZ-220V-...3472053967

There are also 68/70 series, similar look, but bigger, with 28/40W rating.
15-20-30 RPM are available, but definitely 30 would turn too fast.

I don't see the reason of DC for this job, you don't need variable speed, and AC save the cost of a power source.
 
kwrcst
I guess I forgot to mention I already have a 24v set up for the electronics. I went that route because the DC motors were way more affordable than AC. I can get the same motor in 10 rpm if needed
 
renatoa
More affordable ? $42 yours vs $17 ...
 
kwrcst
I meant the drum motor was DC because the AC version was like $200 and the one I got was $60. I wasn’t aware I needed one that slow so yes, I can go cheaper. Just figured I have a 24v power supply onboard and the less cords I have to run the better. I really just wondered what others were using and the speed. I’ll look for something slower now

Thanks
 
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