An Electromagnetic Crane

Cranes with electromagnetic lift are also known as electromagnetic cranes. Such cranes are used widely in lifting and moving scrap metals. Even in a production line of many products, electromagnetic lifts are used to lift and move metal objects.

Electromagnets have special simplicity and many advantages to other lifting tools. They are faster and easier to work with.

Mechanical Crane

Material and instructions
In this project you will make a working model of a electromagnetic lift and a electromagnetic crane. Materials needed for this experiment such as metal parts, wood and magnet wire can be found at home or purchased locally.
Details of this project
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