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Bed of Nails
# 1K30.10


Description: Lie down carefully on the bed of nails. Simutaneously make contact with a large number of nails. The nails are spaced 1 nail every 2 cm.

Hazards: Nails are sharp! Wear heavy pants and shirt when trying this demo.

Parts: Brave hearted soul, bed of nails

Purchased/Built: built

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Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 04-20 Break a block on the chest of a person lying on a bed of nails.
Freier and Anderson Ml-2 The instructor lies on a large board with nails at 1" centers.

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