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Hardware, Motors, VFDs & More


Motors for your Revolution

Requirements for a motor that will work with the Revolution:

  • TEFC
  • NEMA 56C (this is the bolt pattern)
  • 3450 RPM
  • 3-Phase (no need for 3-phase power, the VFD will convert single-phase to 3)
  • 2HP (Preferred)
  • 220v

Motor Option #1
2HP Electric Motor 3450 RPM 3-Phase Motor 230V/460V

Buy on Amazon

Motor Option #2
BTDH 2HP 3-Phase Motor 3450 RPM
208-230/460v

Buy on Amazon

Motor Option #3
2HP Electric Motor 3450 RPM 3-Phase Motor
230V/460V

Buy from AutomationDirect

Revolution-compatible VFDs

Cheaper VFD (220 Input)
XCFDP AC 220V/2.2kw 3HP VFD
You must enclose this or it will fail due to dust

Buy on Amazon

Cheaper VFD (110 to 220 3-phase)
Wisoqu VFD
You must enclose this or it will fail due to dust

Buy on Amazon

VFD Option - (110 or 220 input)
KB Electronics, 9543, KBDA-27D

Buy on Amazon

VFD Option - (220 - up to 2HP)
KB Electronics KBAC-27D AC motor control

Buy on Amazon

VFD Control Extension Cord
TQ Wire 4S Extension (600mm)

Buy on amainhobbies.com

Tools & supplies for your Revolution build

Tools required to build the Revolution

Access my full Revolution tool list

Welding Tools & Supply List

Access my full welding supply List

Wiring Diagram for Most Motors & VFD's

Thanks to Dan @ DC Knives dcknives.blogspot.com

Grinder Accessories

10" & 14" Contact Wheels

Solid and grooved rubber contact wheels for your Revolution grinder

Buy from HouseMade

Small Wheel Attachment

TR Maker small wheel attachment, rubber-coated wheel set & rack

Buy on Ebay

Free Software

AutoDesk Viewer

View Fusion 360, DWG, STEP, DWF, RVT and Solidworks files.

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Fusion 360

View and edit Fusion 360, CAD, STEP, DXF, and Solidworks files

Get Fusion 360 for personal use