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Heat from Colliding Steel Spheres
# 4B60.15


Description: Smash two steel spheres together with a piece of paper in between. Heat from the collision will burn a hole in the paper.

Parts: Two steel spheres and a piece of paper

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: None

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Source: Arbor Scientific

Demo References
Sutton H-175 Hit a 250 g lead block with a heavy hammer and show the temperature rise.
Meiners 26-4.7 Hammer on a piece of lead to heat it. A simple air thermoscope is shown.

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