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KidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit Nacelle

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This kit contains the unassembled parts of the Advanced Wind Turbine Nacelle. Build your own wind turbine and experiment with wind power.

Description

This kit enables a number of advanced experiments, especially with GENPack generator module. Try different gear ratios, blade designs, generators, and more, in a creative, hands-on inquiry into wind energy science. This nacelle also converts for conducting weightlifting experiments, making it a great option for studying mechanical and electrical energy.

Once built, this nacelle mounts on a wind turbine tower or on a standard 1-inch PVC pipe.

What’s Included

  • Gear Set with Spool
  • Wind Turbine Generator with Wires
  • High Torque Generator with Wires
  • Motor Mount Pack (2)
  • Wind Turbine Hub
  • Nacelle Body Half (2)
  • Plastic Weightlifter Bucket
  • Blade Pitch Protractor
  • 1/2″ Washer (25)
  • 8″ Hex Shaft with Hub Quick Connect
  • 1/4″ x 5″ Dowels* (25)
  • 3″ x 12″ x 3/32″ Balsa Wood Sheet* (5)
  • 4′ String*

* This part is a consumable and excluded from warranty.

Note: This kit does not include the parts required for building a tower to hold the nacelle upright. For the complete kit, see the KidWind Advanced Wind Experiment Kit.

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Advanced Wind Experiment Kit NacelleKW-AWXNKidWind SKU: A0014$69
Optional Accessories
Drivetrain SetKW-DS$8
KidWind Gear SetKW-GEAR$9

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