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Levitating Foil
# 5H40.34


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160x120
Description: Horseshoe magnets are arranged in a line over a strip of aluminum foil. A DC current is run through the foil and the foil is lifted off the table by the force of the interactive fields.

Parts: several horseshoe magnets, strip of aluminum foil, DC power supply

Purchased/Built: built

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Sutton E-131 A strip of lead foil is supported vertically between the poles of a "U" magnet so it is free to move a few cm when a few dry cells are connected through a reversing switch.

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