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Oersted's Needle Device

Oersted's Needle Device

£37.49 exc. 20% VAT(£44.99 Inc. VAT)


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  • Ideal apparatus for demonstrating Oersted's experiment
  • Magnetic needle secured to a stable base
  • Electric current passes through a copper wire
  • Obvious and clear results of the magnetic field
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Oersted's Needle Device

The Oersted's Needle Device is ideal apparatus for demonstrating the Oersted's experiment. This involves showing how a magnetised object is deflected by an alternating magnetic field. With this equipment, the object is a needle and the magnetic field is created by an electric current passing through an enamelled copper wire. The needle is secured to a base and when the current passes through, its position will change.

Features of the Oersted's Needle Device

  • Ideal for demonstrating Oersted's experiment
  • Electric current passes through an enamelled copper wire
  • Magnetic needle changes position
  • Needle secured to a stable base
  • Base hosts 2 x 4mm safety sockets
  • Needle has two distinct poles
  • Magnetic field deflects the needle from it's position

Technical Specifications of the Oersted's Needle Device

  • Dimensions: 200 x 80mm²
  • Copper wire: 3mm diam
  • Electrical connections: 4mm safety sockets
  • Maximum permissible current: 5A

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Delivery Information

The Oersted's Needle Device is usually delivered within 3 to 5 working days of ordering via UPS courier.

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