• Over 40 million magnets in stock
  • More than 260 000 orders per year
The product was added to your shopping cart.
Go to shopping cart

Levitation with copper

Levitating magnets: A tutorial including sample video and PDF
Author: Santi Vilchez, L'Hospitalet, Spain
Online since: 17/11/2011, Number of visits: 336766
A beautiful and uncomplicated construction to demonstrate magnetic levitation. It fits perfectly into our customer application collection on the topic of Levitation.

Material needed (see picture for details):

  • A plastic pipe
  • 2 rods of pyrolytic (pure) copper
    Attention: Doesn't work with non-pyrolytic copper!
  • 1 rod of soft-magnetic iron
  • 1 S-30-15-N disc magnet
  • 3 S-15-05-N disc magnets
  • Gasket rings

Demonstration (Spanish):

This pdf (Spanish) is an excerpt from the magazine "Investigación y Ciencia" from February of 2006, when this installation was introduced.

The entire content of this site is protected by copyright.
Copying the content or using it elsewhere is not permitted without explicit approval.