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What does an electrostatic motor do? Answered

I am trying to make a robot, but I don't know what kind of motor I should use. So could you tell me what an electrostatic motor does, and how it does it?

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NobodyInParticular (author)2009-06-03

An electrostatic motor might be good for making some nano-robots, and an ion thruster might be good for satellites. But for practical normal-sized robots, you need some other type of motor.

I would suggest that you research ready-made servo motors.

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