A homemade Foucault Tester

A Foucault Tester, with flat light source to be carried out with devices that commonly have at home (webcams and a pen/flash drive ) screwdriver , hacksaw and simple components purchased from Brico with very little expense.

You can find exploded view of components, Assembly instructions, the list of materials and some support attachments.

MATERIALS

measurements are in mm and refer to components used, nothing prevents you from changing the design to suit your needs or your material available.

WOOD

  • 1 200x150x15 multilayer Tablet (A)
  • 1 100x100x15 multilayer Tablet (D)
  • 1 110x50X15 multilayer Tablet (C)
  • 1 lath sez. 22x22X130 square (B)

GALVANIZED PLATES AND BRACKETS

  • 2 brackets 100x100x40 (O)
  • 4 25x25x10 brackets (N)
  • 2 40x40x15 brackets (M)
  • 2 40 plates×60 (The) (These are found to have a hole that allows the insertion of bar M10)
  • 1 slide 40×90 (Z)
  • 1 slide 80×10 (H)
  • 1 plate with M12 nut welded 50×60 (R)
  • 2 x pipe collars 25 (G)

SCREWS AND BOLTS

  • 1 threaded rod M10x220 (it is) with 1 self-locking nut M10 (X), 1 nut M10 (W) and 3 nut M10 along (F)
  • ( the rods are usually for sale L = 1 Metro, We must cut it to length with a hacksaw for iron )
  • 1 knob screw M8x40 (Q)
  • 1 finger partially threaded M12x200 with 1 nut M12 (And the more )
  • self tapping screws (U) thread length 12
  • self tapping screws (U) thread length 25
  • Hex head screws and nuts M4 (Y,)
  • 1 Compass inside threaded M8 (V)
  • 1 aluminum disc diam 40 hole 11 (P) ( This can be replaced by any rigid circular element )

VARIOUS

  • ruler from 200 (S)
  • shaving sets (T) ( It would be better something more rigid and less dangerous )
  • felt pads for chairs-tables
  • insulating tape
  • usb stick with front led
  • webcam

ANNEX: MEASURING DIAL

Quadrante misura

To be printed in A4 format with no scaling .

FULL TESTER

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