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i have a hydraulic motor that turn 914 rpms with a 4 1nch pulley i want to change to a motor that turns 760 rpms what size pulley will i need to get the same rpms
 

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i have a hydraulic motor that turn 914 rpms with a 4 1nch pulley i want to change to a motor that turns 760 rpms what size pulley will i need to get the same rpms

( 4 x 914) / 760 = 4.81

So you probably need to decide between 4-3/4 or 5"
 

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4.8 inches

4.0 x pi x 914 = 11485 inches per minute

4.75 x pi x 760 = 11341 IPM

5.0 x pi x 760 = 11938 IPM
 
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914 / 760=1.202

4 x 1.202 = 4.810, new pulley diameter

This is an approximation and assuming the current ratio is 1:1, based on the information provided.

It would be more accurate if you gave the current motor rpm, and both pulley sizes.
 

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This is an approximation and assuming the current ratio is 1:1, based on the information provided.

It would be more accurate if you gave the current motor rpm, and both pulley sizes.
I'm confused!

He did give the current motor RPM = 914 and you used it for your calculation!

Assuming he keeps the same driven pulley size why would the driven pulley size make any difference?
 

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I'm confused!

He did give the current motor RPM = 914 and you used it for your calculation!

Assuming he keeps the same driven pulley size why would the driven pulley size make any difference?
I stand corrected, I need to work on my reading comprehension. I read hydraulic motor as hydraulic pump, thinking that it was being driven by a motor. :nuts: So please disregard my idiocy.
 

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thanks everyone it's not that that important that it be exact just close i am going with 5 inch
 

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