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Joule Gun

This highly original apparatus offers an exciting application of topics such as energy storage, capacitor charging, mechanical energy, efficiency and electromagnetism.

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The control box provides five high value capacitors which can be switched into the charge circuit as required. When the FIRE button is pressed the energy stored is released as a pulse into a low resistance coil to fire a small steel projectile. Variables include, voltage, time, capacity, distance, kinetic and potential energy. Applicable to many topics at GCSE and Post-16.
Ships with a 15 page experiment booklet.

Product code: LA10-210