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Wando HS Mechatronics Students Solve Special Project

Students in Cecil Gainey’s Mechatronics program at Wando High School were given a special project recently in motor alignment -
“I told the students to use the provided model as a guide and their lab manual, and using generic parts from various vendors,  build a similar mechanism”, Gainey said describing the assignment.
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“The students figured out a way to use the supplied single phase motor and attached it to a 3/4 horsepower air compressor pump by using a direct shaft coupling and motor belt pulley speed reduction” said Gainey.  “The results have been astounding. The students really used there heads with a little help from me”, Gainey added.