Picture of The Simple DC Motor
A simple project to show you how to make a dc motor at home.!!
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Step 1: Starting to built

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1. Hold the loop vertically by placing your thumb through the center of the rotor Place one
of the straight sections of wire on a flat surface. Using a razor blade, strip ONLY the
TOP surface of the wire. Be sure not to strip the sides or the bottom, just the top. Strip
the wire from the coil all the way to the end of the straight section

Step 2: Preparing to assemble

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2. Strip the other straight section of wire completely – top, bottom and sides.
3. Prepare to assemble the motor.

Step 3: Twisting Paperclips

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4. Place the ceramic magnet in the middle of the wooden base.
5. Bend two large paperclips as shown below.

Step 4: Proper arrangement

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6. Using thumbtacks, secure the paperclips to the wooden base. Secure one paperclip at
each end of the magnet.
7. Place the rotor in the paperclip supports. When the loop of wire is oriented vertically, the
plane of the loop should be directly over the magnet. Adjust the magnet and/or supports
8. Attach the battery snap to the battery. If desired, secure battery to base using electrical tape.
9. Touch (or secure with electrical tape) the black lead from the battery snap to the
thumbtack that is securing one of the paperclips.
10. To complete the circuit, touch (or secure with electrical tape) the red lead from the
battery snap to the thumbtack securing the other paperclip.
coniosis111 year ago
where did you get that magnet wire?
tesla man3 years ago
Quick Question... What is the point of only stripping the top of the one rotor wire?
Its because its a enamel coated wire and enamel does not conduct electricity so we have to remove the enamel .
Well i know that, But why do you only strip the top part of the enamel coated wire.
Avinash Sinha (author)  tesla man3 years ago
as when it gets electricity it becomes a electro-magnet and in electromagnet electrons and neutrons must not be combined everywhere
You may want to change your description of the wire. You have it as AWG wire...AWG is a unit of measurement for the wire. An actual kind of wire would be something like 22AWG wire or 12AWG.
thanks and sorry for my bad english
iPodGuy4 years ago
You know, I could see myself making one of these but I really, really wish you went more in-depth on making the coil (hew many turns, etc).
Avinash Sinha (author)  iPodGuy3 years ago
40 is okay for 9v
Kiteman iPodGuy4 years ago
The number of turns on the coil isn't vital.
Avinash Sinha (author)  Kiteman3 years ago
at least 40
hay u got reply fro him then post to me allso