Powerful Electromagnets

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Euge, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. Euge

    Thread Starter New Member

    Jan 10, 2005
    Here is a tip for creating a powerful electromagnet.
    Remove the limb from a transformer and then run it on DC.
    I tried this with a microwave transformer and with a current of 4 amps the holding force was greater than 100 pounds!