Hard Rubber Ebonite Friction Rod, 300x10mm

Hard Rubber Ebonite Friction Rod, 300x10mm

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12" (300mm) ebonite friction rod for static electricity demonstrations.

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Hard Rubber Ebonite Friction Rod, 300x10mm

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Overview

12" (300mm) ebonite friction rod for static electricity demonstrations.

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12" Ebonite Friction Rod
by United Scientific

Friction rods are used in conjunction with a friction pad (made of wool, flannel, silk, or fur) to produce static charges. Typically, friction rods are used in the physics classroom and laboratory to demonstrate the principles associated with static electricity. The rod is rubbed against the friction pad with one material giving up electrons (and becoming positive) while the other acquires the electrons (becoming negative. Because of the simplicity of this experiment, it is a frequently used demonstration in both high school and college physics courses.

Made of ebonite, the rod measures approximately 300mm (12") in length, and has a diameter of 10mm (0.39").

**The rod is not actually warped, it is the light distortion that causes it to look like it.

Additional Information

SKU

FRIC-EB

Weight

0.2 lb

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