Large Van de Graaff Generator


SKU: SE1008-00. Category: , .

Product Description

Top-of-the-Line Performance

A larger version of our standard Van de Graaff generator, this machine offers all the advantages of our robust, user friendly construction together with substantially improved performance. Years of experience have been incorporated into this design to guarantee reliable performance in all humidity conditions. 10cm (400kV) sparks can be produced only seconds after startup.

Check out these advantages:

  • 28cm diameter polished dome for optimum charge collection
  • Wide, high performance rubber formulation belt for more efficient charge transfer
  • Clear, longer insulating column allows students to see the machine’s operation
  • Permanently adjusted collector combs and dome mount for no-hassel operation
  • More powerful motor for rapid charge-up and higher voltage
  • Variable speed control base
  • Stable, grounded metal base with tough powder coating
  • Grounding tab for attaching accessories
  • Built-in power switch and fuse, and generous 6-foot power cord for easy, safe operation

Includes operation and experiment manual.


Maximum voltage: Approx. 400kV
Short circuit current: >3.5 µA
Charge per Spark: >10µC.
Dome: Polished aluminum, 280mm/ 11″ diameter
Locates directly onto support rod fitting
Insulating Column: Length: 420mm/ 16.5″
Diameter: 75mm/ 3″
Base: Diameter: 355mm/ 14″
Height: 140mm/ 5.5″
Overall Dimesions: Height: 755mm/ 29.7″
Diameter: 355mm/ 14″
Power cord: 3-prong, 6′ long
Fuse: IEC type, Buss MDL 1/2A

Item Includes:

Large Van de Graaff Generator
Instruction Manual

Required Accessories (Not Included)


Replacement Part

Belt, SKU SE1008-10

Additional Information

Weight 9.53 kg