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Date: 04/28/12 12:06 PM

21 Responses to Levitation Melting Induction Furnace

  1. Profile photo of ElectricEye
    ElectricEye Male 50-59
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    April 28, 2012 at 5:26 am
    Link: Levitation Melting Induction Furnace - Ok, sign me up. Where do I get one of these bad boys?
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    Groogle Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2012 at 12:15 pm
    That`s just lead. It heats up pretty easily.
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    We`re getting close to making T-1000`s
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    nettech98 Male 50-59
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    "That`s just lead. It heats up pretty easily."

    Why isn`t it aluminum like some of the other vids of this??
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    "That`s just lead. It heats up pretty easily."

    Last I checked, lead wasnt magnetic...
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    XenXen Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm
    It can`t be lead. Lead is not magnetic
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    Rawrg Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:24 pm
    I don`t know what it is, but whether or not something is "magnetic" under normal circumstance, like iron, means very little. They`ve used high powered magnets to levitate just about any material imaginable. Most materials have magnetic properties, however most are too small to be observed under normal magnetic conditions.
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    nettech98 Male 50-59
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:26 pm
    "It can`t be lead. Lead is not magnetic"

    Neither is aluminum or copper. It doesn`t need to be ferrous to work...
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:42 pm
    Looks like Al round stock.
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    kamtschatka Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 1:59 pm
    That is aluminum. It is not magnetic in a static magnetic field, but it will levitate in a moving magnetic field. This will also induce heat and make the aluminum melt.
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    Fancysucksss Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    Bet some bored dude/dudette from the government is watching this and is saying, If only you guys knew what we were working on
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    April 28, 2012 at 7:10 pm
    Scientific explanations aside, this is a pretty cool post. Just thot I`d say that.
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    avail9988 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 10:04 pm
    ok that was just crazy
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    Qwertyuiop95 Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 12:33 am
    It says clearly in the description that it is aluminum.
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 2:20 am
    i love science so much
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    MrAtari Male 40-49
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    April 29, 2012 at 2:49 am
    did this happen to the frog that was levitated?
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    ZackDark Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 7:11 am
    "It can`t be lead. Lead is not magnetic"

    Neither is frog, yet...
    http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=A1vyB-O5i6E
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    PestyOne Male 40-49
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    April 29, 2012 at 12:11 pm
    No big deal....my ass feels like that every time i take a dump..:-)
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    Cherrybawls Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 10:51 pm
    This is likely just due to eddy currents being induced by the magnetic field from the solenoid
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    CaptainPabst Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm
    It is aluminum per google translator
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    DingDingDong Male 30-39
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    April 30, 2012 at 11:24 am
    Yeah. It`s induced eddy currents in aluminum. The current is running thru the coiled copper pipes which are water cooled.

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