Personal Projects at Work

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?

edarling i think you shouldn’t even contemplate taking them home for personal use

lkreft No no

I was really thinking about building an arc welder in the office at my desk.

edarling …

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

I think copper wire could do it.
lkreft Now I just need something to weld.

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