Introduction: Instructables Masco, Malio Kurtz G5

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In this lab we are going to make an engine which is really simple. You will need to follow these steps whether to make it spin.

Step 1: Materials

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Materials-

  • Paper Clips #2
  • Pliers #1
  • Rubber Band #1
  • 26 gage Magnet Wire (arms length) #1
  • Magnet #1 XD Battery #1
  • Sand paper

Step 2: Step 1

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Unfold the paper clips like so image

Then make a cradle like this. Do this for both of the paper clips.

Step 3: Step 2

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You will need 26 gage magnet wire (about your arm's length) and wrap it around the battery and make a circular shape with two arms sticking out. (The smaller the faster it will spin )

Step 4: Step 3

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After making the coil grab the sandpaper and sand half of one side that's sticking out like an arm and the sand the whole other arm.

Step 5: Step 4

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This step is really easy. Just grab the rubber band and wrap it tightly around the battery (horizontally).

Step 6: Step 5

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After step 4 Just place the paper clips in between the rubber band and the battery (+& -)

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Step 7: Step 6

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Now grab the magnet and place it on the XD battery in the middle and in between the paper clips Image

Step 8: Step 7

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After finishing the first 6 steps all you need to do is place the magnet wire on the paper clips and it should spin.

Step 9: Troubleshoot

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If the magnet wire doest spin then theres obviously something wrong. You will need to check the arms of the magnet wire, to see if one side is completely sand papered and the other is only half shaved by the sand paper.

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