Important note: It has been found that aluminium drinks cans need additional cooling around the top because the aluminium is so thermally conductive. Use steel cans if you can, such as Pepsi, Tango etc. Scraptopower has many other plans for simple Stirling engines, have a look here.
Thanks to David Williamson for the diaphragm design/ construction method. Check out his website here!
Materials1 Coke can
- Steel wire wool
- 1.6mm steel wire
- Spring paper clip
- Normal paper clip
- 0.4-0.6mm fishing line
- Super glue
- Thin cardboard from a cereal box
- A balloon
- 6.35mm electrical connector/spade connectors .