Electromagnet Core

Made:
1855-1865 in United Kingdom

Electromagnet core used by James Joule, c.1860. Made of concentric layers of soft iron insulated by cotton tape.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.5.38
Materials:
cotton (textile) and iron
type:
electromagnet
taxonomy:
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology