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.

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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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