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Waltenhofen's Pendulum

£117.04 exc. 20% VAT(£140.45 Inc. VAT)


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  • Pendulum swings when the electromagnets are turned off
  • Comes to an immediate stop when current is on
  • Different surface areas demonstrate affects of braking and eddy currents
  • Straightforward experiment with highly visible results
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Waltenhofen's Pendulum

The Waltenhofen's Pendulum is designed to demonstrate the effects of braking and eddy currents. A stainless steel pendulum swings back and forth between two electromagnet plates while the current is switched off. When the current is turned on, the pendulum comes to an immediate stop. The different plates come in various shapes with and without slots, demonstrating the effects of braking and how the time taken to stop is affected by the surface area of the pendulum plates.

Features of the Waltenhofen's Pendulum

  • Demonstrates braking and eddy currents
  • Solid steel pendulum
  • Pendulum swings when electromagnets are turned off
  • Comes to an immediate stop when current is activated
  • Pendulum plates vary: shapes and slots to effect the time taken to stop
  • Visible display on the effects of breaking

Technical Specifications of the Waltenhofen's Pendulum

  • Aluminium plates available: rectangle, rectangle with slits, circular disk, ring, ring with slits
  • Rectangular plates: 100 x 60mm²
  • Ring: 30mm diam - interior, 60mm diameter - exterior

Required Equipment for the Waltenhofen's Pendulum

Delivery Information

The Waltenhofen's Pendulum is usually delivered within 3 to 5 working days of ordering via UPS courier.

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