Personal Projects at Work

[13:32]
lkreft How many 9 volts do you think I could snag from the office supply cabinets for use within the office before people started noticing?

[13:42]
edarling i think you shouldn’t even contemplate taking them home for personal use

[13:43]
lkreft No no

[13:43]
I was really thinking about building an arc welder in the office at my desk.

[13:43]
edarling …

13:52] 
lkreft current = voltage / resistance
wikipedia says most arc welders are about 80 amps. So… if I wire ten 9V batteries in series I just need to connect them with wires of less resistance than 1/10th of an ohm

[13:53] 
I think copper wire could do it.
[13:53] 
lkreft Now I just need something to weld.

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