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In this project you'll learn step by step how to modify a microwave oven transformer into a high-current device that can pump out 800 amps of electrical current. ...
Start by finding an old microwave for free. The bigger, the better. You can find them in various places, like on free classified adds, or in your ...
The transformer is the piece that you'll need, and it looks like this. CAUTION: Make sure you're familiar with the dangers of opening a microwave, because there are ...
Ok, your transformer core should now be bare. These are the "E" and "I" sections of the core, and have been scraped with a chisel to remove glue ...
If you don't have a way to weld the base back on, you can use some 2-part epoxy-glue and apply to all the surfaces that will be in ...
The output voltage on this is just barely over 2 volts. But the Amps are closer to 800!! That's enough current to melt iron nails and steel bolts ...
I found a practical use for The Metal Melter, in making a Spot Welder like this one. The electrical current can be concentrated to a single point, to ...
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