Capacitorbank 11,3kJ bij 350V

My new capacitor bank is finished! This bank holds 38x 4700uF and 2x 3300uF capacitors of 350V in parallel (total 0,1852 Farad). It can hold a maximum energy of about 11344 Joule.

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High power pneumatic switch

This is a high power switch which can be used to switch almost anything. It is designed to enable / shorting large capacitor banks for maximum energy transfer. Applications: Can Crusher, Disc Launcher, Rail Gun, etc.

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MV CoilMaster Mark1.5 Upgrade

The CoilMaster Mark1 Coil Gun has been upgraded to Mark 1.5, The fire rate is highly increased to roughly 1 shot per second. Now 2 x 1000W halogen tubes are used as charge resistor.

The schematic has been altered to allow a higher charge current flow.

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Coil Gun FAQ


Due to the many questions I get regarding coil gun designs, I decided to create this Coil Gun FAQ. This article is mostly about single stage coil guns and will be under constant change. Questions and answers will be placed here and comments/suggestions are welcome.

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MV Speedometer

A speedometer specially designed for coilgun projectiles! To determine the speed of coilgun projectiles while experimenting, I usually counted the frames of my high speed camera while filming the projectile.

Now using 2 optical sensors and a micro controller I can calculate the velocity and kinetic energy of the projectile and read it directly on the display. A large improvement!

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MV CoilMaster Mark1 CoilGun

The Weapon of the future, shooting steel bullets on pure electricity! This type of weapon is also referred to as coil gun or gauss gun.

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Coil Gun


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Dit is ons eerste coilgun project, geklust in de tussenuren op school.

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Paintball marker


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Een Maverick paintball marker pump action, volledig gemodificeerd.

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