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how do i make a 12V electrical motor stronger?

im trying to make a batteryless die, and im now in the process of wrapping a plastic tube with copper wire, but after 200 times around, ive had enough (i need 2500!!!) so i decided to use a motor to do the hard work (wich would be faster also :D)
so, i made a motor thats steadier, added a switch and a 9V battery, but it went to fast, with not enough power, resulting in ALOT of wire used, wich wasnt wrapped tight enough against the tube.
so, i tried holding it with my hand to slow it down, but again, its not strong enough to pull the wire on strong enough.

so, in a nutshell i need the motor stronger, not faster. like adding more horsepower instead of kilometers/hour...


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Or just make a winding jig as seen here:

http://www.doomlegends.com/maille/coiling.html

This is a very simple design, which can be powered either by a drill motor or by a hand crank. Either way would be faster and more efficient that just wrapping by hand.
godofal (author)  RavingMadStudios7 years ago
the wire i use is 0.3 MM
i dont see that wooden block working, but maybe holding it by hand...
il have to figure out a way to hold the tube from the inside.

hmmmm
this is a good idea :D
just going to use some scrap stuff, but it should work :D
especially with a geared dremel of something...
Yeah, you might have to tweak just a bit, but the concept is workable. Steve's Erector/Meccano idea could be very workable, if you can torque up the motor a bit. I seem to recall some belts/pulleys in my old set that would have worked very well for this purpose.
godofal (author)  RavingMadStudios7 years ago
ive made this, attached a dremel and it works great!
good thing i made photo's during the build going to instructablize it :)
its a simple thing, made from all kind of scrap stuff, and u can build it in under an hour :D
Excellent! I'm looking forward to the instructable, and thanks for the "Best".
godofal (author)  RavingMadStudios7 years ago
im gonna go further on it in an hour or two, and np, i give it to the one that deserves it most :)
godofal (author)  godofal7 years ago
its done!
it was done yesterday, but forgot to post link here :D
auto coil winder
Great idea.
Erector set/Meccano is a great way to do it too.
Re-design7 years ago
If you want to use the motor you have you need a way to gear it down.  Put a piece of rubber tubing on the shaft and put the shaft against the outside of your tubing.  THat would gear it down some.

I like the idea of using an electric screwdriver or drill.
godofal (author)  Re-design7 years ago
i dont get the picture, u mean a rubber band, over the dremel, that turns something that is connected to the tube?
You could do it that way.  A pulley on the dremel and and large pulley on the tube.   or you can use friction and put the shaft of the dremel against the outside of the tube and drive it that way.  It would gear it down some.
godofal (author)  Re-design7 years ago
im gonna try that winding jig first, if it doesnt work, il try your concept
Jayefuu7 years ago
An electric screw driver.... they go plenty slow enough and have loads of torque. Someone you know must have one.
godofal (author)  Jayefuu7 years ago
yeah, my father has one, but it still goes to fast. sort of...

i made it the lowest setting, and its one of those types that when u push harder it goes faster, but its VERY hard to keep a steady speed, especially that slow...
Burf7 years ago
Try using a variable speed drill.  It should have more than enough torque to do the job.
godofal (author)  Burf7 years ago
i have a dremel, but the lowest speed on that alreay goes to fast...