Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 15:55:45 -0500 (EST)

Author: Michael McFarland

Subject: Re: Whimshurst recommendations et al.

Post:

Stephen,

The CENCO (VWR/Sargent-Welch) Quiet Air Source (CP33855-00) we bought in
June of 02 works well on our air track. I have not hooked it up to our
air table. The Quiet Air Source does exceed the air track's need for air.

Mike

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On Thu, 24 Oct 2002, Stephen Irons wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I have some demo money I'm getting around to spending and I'm looking
> for some testimonials on the best Whimshurst machine. I'm aware of
> Cenco's (approx. $600 or $300), and Frey Scientific's (approx. $200) .
>
> Also I'm looking for large plane mirrors, on the order of a several feet
> by several feet, preferably acrylic rather than glass.
>
> We also have a large air table (roughly 4 feet by 4 feet) that needs a
> quiet and powerful enough air supply. I'm all out of ideas and so lost
> without you!
>
> Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
>
> -Stephen.
>
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