Eb-6 Induction Furnace
Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006 - Updated: Tuesday 29 March 2011
To demonstrate an application of eddy currents (the induction furnace).
- Cenco electromagnet
- Boiler attachment, water
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The Induction Furnace
A small amount of water (5ml) is poured into the copper boiler which is clamped over the core of the Cenco electromagnet. The variac is adjusted to supply 115 Volts. Within a couple of minutes the induced eddy currents provide sufficient heat to boil the water.