Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 10:08:15 +0100

Author: Urs Lauterburg

Subject: Re: wimshurst generator

Post:

Dear Eric,

I recently wrote an article about the procedure I went through when
completely renovating our ancient wimshurst machine last summer. The
article should appear in the next PIRA newsletter and I am not sure if it
made it on time, because I submitted the text kind of late to Jerry Hester.

I am sure he knows more about the present status.

Kind regards

Urs

Urs Lauterburg
Physics Edutainer
University of Bern
Switzerland


>We have a old and rapidly decaying Wimshurst generator here at WWC.
>I'm debating either a complete rebuild, a commercial replacement
>(unlikely) or some quality time in the machine shop this summer.
>Anyone here have mechanical drawings for one? Construction tips?
>Suggestions?
>
>Eric
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