Building a motor without permanent magnets and with a commutator

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  1. bustrud

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    My son has a project to build a motor without permanent magnets and with a commutator. Im not very good with this and need help.
     
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    What are the rules? What materials do you have? How about tools- soldering iron? About minimum materials needed, " tin" can, wire coat hanger & 1/4 lb # 22-24 wire.
     
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    Mercury procurement: Just cut off end of about 100 8 ft. flourescent tubes and collect the mercury- turned in over an oz. ' used to use mercury to make low noise rotating contacts.
     
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