How to Make a Pressure Switch

Introduction: How to Make a Pressure Switch

Today we will learn how to construct a simple pressure switch

Step 1: Things You Will Need

Aluminium tape
Conductive bag
Crocodile clips

Step 2: Start

Tape one of the strips of aluminium tape to the sheet of paper

Step 3:

Tape the conductive bag over the strip from the previous step

Step 4:

Tape th other aluminium strip over the bag on a diagonal slant

Step 5:

Tape a sheet of paper over the whole contraption

Step 6:

Add crocodile clips to both oft the aluminium strips. These will serve a switch terminals.

Step 7: DONE!

NOW YOUR PRESSURE SWITCH SHOULD WORK! Just put a heavy object or stand on the contraption to activate.



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    Cool idea! Thanks for sharing!