2x72 Belt Grinder Resources -Hardware, Motor, VFD, Wheels & More

This page will be updated regularly with the latest products, hardware, tools and other pieces that were used to build the Revolution 2x72 DIY Belt Grinder.  This will help you find what is best when you need anything:

Motor & VFD

Motor Info

Requirements for a motor that will work with the Revolution: 

  • TEFC
  • NEMA 56C 
  • 3600 RPM
  • 3 Phase (no need for 3 phase power the vfd will convert single phase to 3)
  • 2HP (Preferred)
  • 220v


Steel Tubing

MISC Parts

  • 3/8" Knobs ► https://amzn.to/2V2FUcq
  • 2" Wide High Carbon Steel Plate (For platen face) 2" x .187 x 12" ► https://bit.ly/37qo2wM
  • Tensioning Spring  https://www.mcmaster.com/9654k156
    • Tools

      Grinder Accessories 

      Wiring Diagram for Most Motors & VFD's

      (Big Thanks to Dan @ DC Knives - http://dcknives.blogspot.com/ )

      AutoDesk Viewer (to View Fusion 360 Files): Link

      SketchUp Viewer: Link

      Fusion 360 CAD: Link