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Old 12-10-2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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I had a thought, don't know if it would work...

Do you remember the magnet sleeves we used to put on our brushed motors, would those work on BL motors?
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I dont remember those... but I dont really think it would help a brushless motor since the magnetic part is the rotor. But who knows right?
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Not everyone used the torque sleeve on their brushed motors. It was mainly for a high power application (drag etc), but there was a slight advantage in power across the board due to the increased magnetic field...but you're right, since the magnet is no longer in the motor walls, it would probably be less effective/necessary.
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i suppose you could sleave the rotor..
but why wouldnt you just buy a larger diameter rotor if you wanted more torque?

i would also think that a sleave on the can would mess with hall effect sensors, given they are measuring magnetic inductance
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good point...
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