The Wimshurst Machine is a visual and powerful tool used to create static electrical charge and high voltage sparks. The Leyden jars and disc are made of durable clear acrylic. The upright support and pulleys are plastic and resistant to breakage. Aluminum sheets are mounted to the sides of the acrylic disc. The apparatus is capable of creating sparks up to 2 inches long under proper weather conditions. The durable unit provides the best value for a classroom demonstration. The Wimshurst Machine includes instructions.
Replacement belts are also available.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including ethyl acrylate, chromium, lead, and benzene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.High voltage. Can cause electric shock.
Our products are not toys. Use in a laboratory or educational setting only. Not for children 13 and under.