Project data
Authors Bart Orlando
Location Arcata, California
Status Deployed
Instance of Mechanical pedal powered devices
Pedal powered tool
OKH Manifest Open Know-How Manifest Download
Upload your project too!

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.

Bart Orlando

[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

See more[edit | edit source]

Page data
Part of CCAT pedal powered innovationsCCAT pedal powered innovations
Type Project
Keywords human power, pedal power
SDG Sustainable Development Goals SDG03 Good health and well-being, SDG07 Affordable and clean energy
Authors David Lopez Jr.
Published 2008
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Affiliations Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT), Cal Poly Humboldt
Impact Number of views to this page and its redirects. Updated once a month. Views by admins and bots are not counted. Multiple views during the same session are counted as one. 1,223
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.