1. A

    Basic Motor Project

    Hey I have 12v dc motor I'm trying to attach nichrome to it to heat it up with a hand crank. Basically winding one end with the crank to heat up the nichrome but it isn't heating up. Do I need resistors or a higher voltage. I have about 3 Inches of nichrome on it so far but its not working.
  2. B

    I'm trying to assemble a Power supply for a Nichrome wire heater

    Hi. I'm trying to assemble the components to drive a single-Nichrome-wire device for heating sheets of thermoplastic. To get the material up to 350˚F should take about 3-4 amps with 20 gauge wire, so the power supply needs to deliver at least 5 amps. I know how an AC-to-DC power supply...