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Found a small AC motor and am scared to touch it

  1. Oct 9, 2012 #1
    I found this motor at a thrift shop and got it for free. I wired it up and found that it pulls a surprising .45 Amps. It also generates an amazingly effective magnetic field around it. I am scared to touch it with both hands.

    It seems to have a small transformer...... Probably makes some mean voltage.

    AS I recall, it only takes about .1 A across the heart to KILL.

    So can I touch it?


    Thanks..
     

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  3. Oct 9, 2012 #2

    berkeman

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    If you have to ask, then the answer is no, don't touch it. Thread closed.
     
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