Pewter

May 28, 2017 Nigel 0

The image shows a pewter flywheel on a solenoid engine. The outer surface has a hammered finish. Traditionally pewter isĀ an alloy containing 80% tin and 20% lead. Modern pewter is 85 to 95% tin with [more…]

Solenoid Motor

August 21, 2016 Nigel 0

This is a simple homemade solenoid engine. This has ball bearings for all of the rotating joints. A cam with 2 lobes operates on the roller on the micro-switch and excites the coil when the [more…]