Confining the Magnetic Field

Confining the magnetic field of the solenoid motor stator is a significant improvement. The force increases and hence the rotational speed increases.

This is the first of a number of improvements to the solenoid motor. However, as you can see from this video it is a significant improvement:

Here I have just used 0.9mm thick mild steel strips that are ~5mm wide. Effectively these strips guide the magnetic field and increase the strength of the magnetic field by increasing the density.

Next I need to look at ways of making this an interesting feature.

single piston solenoid motor plan

Single Piston Solenoid Motor Plans

This is a lovely item to make and run, a mix of wood and metal. The engine is a great executive toy and looks in keeping on any desk.

PDF download of the plans for this simple engine.

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