Gabriela Uribe- Assignment 3

Mercury switch:


Mercury Switch

Mercury Switch

It completes the circuit when the mercury touches the wires by tilting the capsule.


It is a simple switch made with the fastener of a manila folder.  Two wires are tapes to the manila folder so that when the flaps are pushed down, they complete the circuit.


apologies for the delay.


2 comments so far

  1. mdgross on

    I actually have a few of these lying around from a previous project.

  2. Michael on

    Can mercury conduct electrcity?

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