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Force Between Parallel Wires
# 5H40.10
Description: Two parallel wires are allowed to rotate freely. By changing the direction of the current in either wire, the wires either attract each other or repel.

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Demo References
Hilton E-9b Vertical parallel wires pass 15 amps.
Sutton E-148 Two heavy vertical wires 1 cm apart pass 15 - 20 amps in the same or opposite directions.
Freier and Anderson Ei-1 Current can be passed parallel or antiparallel in long hanging wires.

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