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what combination of materials for a van de graaff generator would give highest voltage?


rickharris2 years ago
As kiteman says- take your pick from the list.
rickharris2 years ago
Your area of interest is in the Triboelectric series that shows how well different materials generate static electricity

See it here
toxicfrazzles (author)  rickharris2 years ago
i am wondering which material would be best for the belt as i have seen van de graaff's belts made of a variety of materials
+1

The further apart a pair of materials are listed, the better the effect, especially if one is positive and the other negative.
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