Open Source Pneumatic Motor

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- A motor that uses pressurized air (or a pure gas) to produce rotary motion via an impeller

Used For

- Air powered vehicles and tools

Minimum Viable Product

- Cheap

- Durable

- Scaleable in Horsepower

- User Maintainable

Basic Design


- Holds everything together

- Has an both an in and an out, pneumatic quick disconnect port


- Takes the moving gas and converts that to rotary motion in the axle


- Takes motion from the impeller to the attachment port

Attachment Port

- A standard sized and shaped attachment for things like wheel units etc



See Also

- Hydraulic Motor

- Open Source Digital Fabrication Construction Set

- Open Source Metallurgy Construction Set

- Powercube

- Advanced Powercube Construction Set

Useful Links

- Wikipedia Page on Pneumatic Motors