Electromagnetic Inductor

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To understand the theory of electromagnetic motors. watch opening 3 minutes of this video
Components Used:

C or D Battery (1pcs)

1m of solid core copper wire

Iron all thread M6 or larger.

Tools used:

Sandpaper sheet



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Step 1: Wrap the Copper Wire Around the All-thread and Close Off the Ends With Insulation Tape

Step 2: Connect the Battery to the Ends of the Wire

Step 3: Test Out Your Inductor on a Compass and Some Nails

Your inductor should be a temporary magnet as long as the wire is connected to the battery.

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    3 years ago

    I made one of these before. Here's the link