Router speed control

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Forum topic by RH913 posted 04-17-2012 10:58 PM 853 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-17-2012 10:58 PM

Hi all,
I was just wondering if I can connect my Craftsman bench grinder through my router speed control, so I can slow down the grinder??
Thanks in advance.



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#1 posted 04-17-2012 11:02 PM


Router speed controls only work on motors with brushes, AKA series wound or universal wound motors.

Bench grinders have induction motors.

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#2 posted 04-17-2012 11:04 PM

Thanks for the quick reply
That’s what I thought I remembered , but I just wanted to make sure
Thanks again


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