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Small Rotating Light Platform

Small Rotating Light Platform

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I am currently in the initial stages of design for a small (~8 ft dia.) rotating light platform that will be protected from direct contact with weather elements, however, this system must be very reliable with very minimal need for servicing/maintenance due to very restricted access conditions.

Any suggestions regarding best rotating platform bearings, gears, motors or any possible "pitfalls" to avoid would be greatly appreciated - including design references.

Thanks!

RE: Small Rotating Light Platform

Don't know what your motion control requirements are but it's hard to beat a 3 phase induction motor for reliability.

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