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Gyroscope

£579.39 exc. 20% VAT(£695.27 Inc. VAT)

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  • Demonstrates the gyroscopic law with high precision
  • Rotating shaft attached to a stand rod
  • Can be finely adjusted
  • Open and visible components for observation
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Gyroscope

The Gyroscope uses high quality precision to demonstrate gyroscopic laws through practical experiments. The shaft can be tilted and rotated while attached to a stand rod with a disc mounted on dual ball bearings. A moveable counterweight is positioned opposite to create equilibrium and the thumb screws allow the apparatus to be finely adjusted. A readable scale allows for the measurement of the angle of inclination of the shaft while a spirit level ensures it is reset to a level position after each use. The rotation is nearly frictionless and can continue for a length of time. The open construction of the equipment enables full observation of the process.

Features of the Gyroscope

  • High quality precision
  • Demonstrates gyroscopic laws
  • Rotatable and tilting shaft
  • Stand rod
  • Disc mounted on dual ball bearings
  • Moveable counterweight
  • Thumb screw for fine adjustment
  • Additional weight generates external torque
  • Readable scale
  • Disc set by hand or cord
  • Spirit levels ensures shaft is set horizontally
  • Nearly frictionless rotation due to dual ball bearings
  • Rotation continues for a lengthy period of time
  • Open construction allows easy observation

Technical Specifications of the Gyroscope

  • Scale: -40° to + 40°
  • Scale divisions: 1°
  • Disc: 250mm diam
  • Mass of disc: 1500g
  • Mass of counterweight: 1400g
  • Mass of additional weight: 50g
  • Total Weight: 4650g

Delivery Information

The Gyroscope is usually delivered within 3 to 5 working days of ordering via UPS courier.

If you would like up to the minute delivery and tracking information for your order, please contact the Lab World Customer Care Team by telephone on 020 7501 1105 or by email using the form below. We look forward to helping you with your enquiry.

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