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Hyperbolic Slot

SKU Code: REMZ105

Can a on rod go through a curved hole? It is an interesting demo designed to try this. A flat vertical plane made of plastic is mounted on a table top; there is a curve cut into the plexiglass surface. As the rod is rotated one turn, the scanned area creates a 3-dimensional rotary surface called hyperbola and the rod creates a parabola. Thus, it passes through the transparent surface smoothly.
 
Dimensions
75 cm x 100 cm x 200 cm