Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Galvanometer frame

  1. Jan 27, 2014 #1
    Why is the frame in galvanometers made if aluminum ??
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 27, 2014 #2

    sophiecentaur

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member
    2017 Award

    Which frame are you referring to? The deflecting coil needs to be low mass but I thought the coil would be be self supporting and not need a frame.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook