Updated Van de Graaff generator parts

  • Steel of aluminium mixing bowls
  • Aluminium tape
  • 4x 5/8" outer diameter PVC pipe end caps (very specific since I already have that size of PVC pipe)
  • 2x shafts or pins to mount PVC rollers on
  • Paint mixing bucket or other strong base that can have pieces cut out easily (and still be strong)
  • Superglue (superglue gel if there is a difference)
  • Gloves (to keep fingers safe while working with superglue)
  • Something to attach PVC to base, all screws going into the PVC column should be nylon
  • Electric motor at least 3000RPM
  • Neoprene belt 2" wide
  • Combs
  • PVC column 3-3.5" diameter, long enough to stretch neoprene belt slightly. Must be at least 3" inner diameter.
  • Metal nibblers (tool)