Wimshurst Machine


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Two plates 250mm in diameter are supported in two rigid uprights and driven by hand in opposite directions. They are heavy, high-resistance plastic with sectors of aluminum sheets. Leyden jars (condensers) made of borosilicate glass and aluminum foil store electricity until discharged by the dischargers. The whole unit is mounted on a wooden base.

Additional information

Weight 5.9 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 14 × 9 in