Fan bearing lubricant was Re: WD-40 (again)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Apr 19 11:07:36 CDT 2016

On 04/19/2016 08:52 AM, Noel Chiappa wrote:

> Thanks very much for taking the time to do that; my only concern is
> to wonder if their experience is applicable, since these things are
> turning an order of magnitude faster than old household fans.

Is it really that extreme?  Most US AC induction motors seem to be
spec-ed in the neighborhood of 1750 or 3500 RPM.  Series-wound
'universal" motors of course, are very different animals.


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