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Offline w1vlf

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Induction Launcher Demonstration and explanation
« on: July 19, 2022, 05:53:44 PM »
Hello All,

This is my first time post and I am glad to be here.  I didn't realize that was such a forum until searching around.

I have been messing around with induction launchers on and off over the last 10 years or. More lately.
Here is a video of demonstration and explanation of the most recent version.

Thoughts on improvement would be welcomed.   


I hope this on topic as I said my first post

PaulC
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Re: Induction Launcher Demonstration and explanation
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2022, 10:04:51 PM »
Interesting machine. I have built a similar machine for shrinking coins, crushing cans, and launching hard disk drive platters. I call my device a pulsed power generator.

I have several suggestions.

To keep the can aligned you could try using a clear acrylic tube to surround the puck and the can. Or for a cheaper solution you could just use white PVC tubing if you don't need to see the action. You may have to drill holes in the sides of the tube to keep the air from being compressed.

Instead of constantly trying to balance the coin on its edge just use either a piece of double-sided tape, a piece of styrofoam, or a piece of gum to hold the coin on edge.

On my machine I also use discharge resistors but as a final fail-safe I use a hot stick as my final assurance of capacitor discharge.
Steve White
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Re: Induction Launcher Demonstration and explanation
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