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Eisco™ Demo Van de Graaff Generator

Complete self-contained unit with discharger and accessories.

Manufacturer:  Eisco™ EDUVDG

Catalog No. S05838



Includes: Blue cover is provided to keep the Van de Graaff free from dust when not in use

Description

Description

  • Generator consists of a conducting sphere (the dome) supported by a Plexiglas™ pillar and rubber belt driven by an electric motor concealed in the metal base
  • Static electrical charge produced by friction between belt and two rollers, one polyethylene, the other Plexiglas
  • Charge is removed from the belt by a metal gauze and stored in the dome
  • Electric motor is driven by line power, using a three-wire cable
  • 4mm base socket can support a conducting sphere (fitted with a cranked rod support) or a wire connection to a separate conducting sphere (fitted on a Plexiglas rod)

Specifications

  • Diameter of generator dome: 8.7 in. (22.0cm)
  • Total height: 25.6 in. (65.0cm)
  • Base dimensions (max.): 8.6 × 7.2 × 3.7 in. (21.8 × 18.2 × 9.3cm)
  • Operating voltage: 220 to 240VAC (with 5A cartridge fuse)
  • Dome capacitance: ∽15pF
  • Maximum (intermittent) current: ∽6ÂμA
  • Maximum spark length: ∽2.4 in. (6.0cm)
  • Diameters of conducting spheres: 3.9 in. (10.0cm)

Specifications

Specifications

∼6μA
Electrostatic experiments and where a continuous source of high voltage is required
65cm
220V
25.6 in.
Blue cover, 3.9 in. conducting sphere supported by a Plexiglas<™> pillar and Rubber belt driven by an electric motor concealed in the Metal base
SDS
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