I’m facing a problem here and I’m not so experienced in working with motors and drivers. My only experiences are with little vibration motors, motorized faders, steppers and little more. I work with Arduino.
Now I’m working on a project where I need to spin a big wood disc. I don’t need to make it spin fast, in fact it will be suffient to accelerate it reaching a frequency of 1 complete round every 2/3 secs.
I’ve powered the driver with a 12V power supply able to feed 10A and I was perfectly able to make a little prototipal disc (diameter 70cm and a weight of 8kg approx) accelerate, spin and decelerate very well, even if I was driving the motor at half of its voltage and also with a little duty cycle PWM.
The definitive disc has a mass of approximatively 16 Kg with a 110 cm diameter.
Do you think it will be possible for the same motor/driver configuration to move the definitive wood disk?
In case not, would you be so kind to link me some motors and drivers with these capabilities (it should be relatively easy to connect it to and Arduino).
What are the physical characteristics I have to look for? What the calculations I have to do?
Thank you so much for your support