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Customizable Perpetual Motion Wheel

by frankkienl, published

Customizable Perpetual Motion Wheel by frankkienl Feb 17, 2013

Description

Customizable Perpetual Motion Wheel, change number of holes and stuff.

Update:
- Made the hole in the wheel a bit bigger.
- You can now print the separate parts

Inspired by:
thingiverse.com/thing:44185
But made from scratch

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Your time will be better spent building a wind turbine or something like that. These machines, although nice artworks cannot and won't spin on their own without putting in more power. Physics tells us that perpetual motion isn't possible. Tests like this one prove it.
DaVinci experimented with this 600 years ago. Since then, we've continued proving that you can't create or destroy energy.
Nope.. does not work..
Have you discovered the secret yet? Is it working?

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1) Customize
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Does it work? :)
No. The friction is too high. It wont even turn by hand (brute force). I havr to makr the hole in the wheel a bit bigger. Will do that tomorrow. ; -)
not a friction pb, it won't work that's a physic law
Made the hole bigger now. See STLs and SCAD-File
I dont know, print is in progress
Have you discovered the secret yet? Is it working?
Nope.. does not work..
Your time will be better spent building a wind turbine or something like that. These machines, although nice artworks cannot and won't spin on their own without putting in more power. Physics tells us that perpetual motion isn't possible. Tests like this one prove it.
DaVinci experimented with this 600 years ago. Since then, we've continued proving that you can't create or destroy energy.
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