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how to transfer static energy to electrostatic motor Answered

how to transfer static energy to electrostatic motor <glass> from ballon to make it rotate, and which type of wire. use to transfer charge

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iceng

6 years ago


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steveastrouk

6 years ago

Just use copper wires. I wouldn't try and use insulated wires, but hang the wire on pieces of insulation - polystyrene would be good. PVC tends to be hygroscopic and therefore leaky.

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Re-design

6 years ago

Any kind of wire that is made for conducting electricity would work, but I don't think you can generate enough static to turn and electrostatic motor.