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This is a very strong electromagnet made out of an old transformer. The materials used are recycled from transformers and motors. This magnet can lift over 30lbs (14kg) ...
Parts: 1 Transformer Enough magnet wire to fill the core. Tools: Box Knife Pliers Slotted Screwdriver Small Hammer
The transformer core is made of layers of "E" shaped & "I" shaped pieces which are held together with varnish. To separate the layers use a box knife ...
I wound this coil by hand so I didn't get any pictures in the process. I used wire that I collected from other transformers and motors. So I ...
For this to work as an electromagnet we will only use the "E" core pieces. To reassemble the core, the easiest way to put it back together is ...
These magnets work best when a piece of metal comes in contact with all 3 parts of the core. I find them the most useful for lifting thick, ...
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