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    Re: Slowing down a clothes dryer

    Pretty sure this design runs only the tub off the motor. The blower is basic electric motor and fan.

    And I don't need to blow air, in fact, I don't want to because of the dust from tumbling...
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    Re: Slowing down a clothes dryer

    I can.




    I thought of that, but buying pulleys, shafts, bearings and metal will quickly pass $50. Add the cost of that 4 prong 220V receptacle and I'm at $100 with taxes.
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    Re: Slowing down a clothes dryer

    Thanks folks.

    I've since learned of a thing called a centrifugal clutch which is going to interfere with what I want.

    Thanks for your advice. I'll must likely take out the motor, reduce the...
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    Slowing down a clothes dryer

    Hi folks,

    I need to slow down a conventional 220V clothes dryer to 1 rev/sec or a bit less. Is it possible to do that to these types of motors?

    My first thought was PWM, but this is most...
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