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THE PEDAL POWERED GRINDER[edit]

By Bart Orlando


CCAT Pedal Power Grinder
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Bart Orlando demonstrates the pedal powered grinder which he designed and built with the assistance of HSU appropriate technology students. An exercise bike is substituted for the electric motor.

A fanbelt is wrapped around the outer circumference of the flywheel of the exercise bike and around a pulley mounted on the same drive shaft that the grinding stone and wire brush are mounted. The shaft is supported by two bearing assemblies. A 24 inch wheel rim is welded to the outer circumference of the flywheel in order to keep the belt on track.


[1]Click here to learn more about pedal power. [2] Click here to learn how to create pedal power. Click here to watch a demonstration

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