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Van de Graaff Generator

SKU Code: REEE07-B

Rubber bands that can be seen in the setup move by turning. A wire brush rubs against the red rubber which causes electric charges to be transferred to the ball and leads to the ball having a positive charge. This way, a high voltage forms in the ball. When the apparatus is working, and we touch the ball, the electric charges are transferred to our hair. Particles carrying the same charge push each other away. For this reason, our hair strands get separated and stands on ends. lf we get elese or place a metal elese to the ball, an electric discharge resulting in a spark occurs. We have two sizes - 25cm and 40cm spheres.

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