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Deluxe Van de Graaff Generator

Demonstrates electrostatic phenomena.

Manufacturer: fisher science education  N122L

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Catalog No. S43209


Description & Specifications


For Use With (Equipment) Van de Graaff generator
Height (English) 30 in.
For Use With (Application) Demonstrating static electricity
Includes Acrylic rod assembled to 100mm dia. polished anodized Aluminum sphere, separate Lead wire with banana plug and alligator clip
Height (Metric) 76cm
Product Type Discharge electrode

A first-rate apparatus for demonstrating static electricity.

  • Generates potentials as high as 400,000 volts
  • Produces sparks as long as 15 in. (38cm)
  • Belt current charges the dome at 10μA
  • Operates on 110VAC with grounded cord
  • Replacement belts are available
Rotary Dial:
  • Located in the unit's base Allows you to vary the motor's speed
  • Terminal:
    • Located on the 9.8 × 11.8 in. (25 × 30cm) base
    • Grounded to safely produce sparks and discharge the dome
    Aluminum Electrode:
    • Highly polished and anodized
    • 9.8 in. (25cm) diameter
    • Supported by a sturdy, insulated, polycarbonate column
    Aluminum Sphere:
    • 9.8 in. (25cm) diameter
    • Creates sparks of greater intensity
    • Mounted on a Lucite™ rod with a metal base
    • Overall height: 29.9 in. (76cm)