A collection of electrostatic machines
This is a great collection of
electrostatic machines and other
instruments, belonging to Jaap
Slikker, than sent the pictures in the beginning of 2010.
Instrument collection. In the picture
can be seen a big multiple
Wimshurst machine made by Ducretet,
with four 80 cm disks, several
other Wimshurst machines,
Voss machines, friction machines, a Leyser machine, a small
Carré machine, and other devices.
Double Ramsden friction machine.
A rare Leyser machine, in the version
A duplex Holtz machine (one of the
central fixed disks missing). Signed by Bonnier, Bruxelles.
The same machine, with the second central disk restored. It is a very
powerful machine, that works significantly better than a single version.
Holtz machine, signed by A. J. Schokking Jr.
The same Holtz machine, restored. Frontal and back views.
Page created in 15 March 2010.
Last update: 27 November 2010.
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