Projectile Launcher (Long Range) - ME-6801

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Overview

The Projectile Launcher illustrates the idea that motion in different dimensions is absolutely independent. A good launcher not only illustrates this non-intuitive idea, but it can be used to describe the exact motion of the projectile as well. PASCO has precision-engineered Projectile Launchers that are accurate, durable and give repeatable results. In addition to the Long Range Launcher, a Short Range Launcher and a Mini (tabletop) Launcher are available.

Typical Experiments

  • Projectile Motion
  • Projectile Motion using Photogates
  • Projectile Range versus Angle
  • Projectile Path
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Conservation of Momentum in two Dimensions
  • Varying Angle to Maximize Height on a Wall
  • Demo: Do 30° and 60° Give the Same Range?
  • Demo: Simultaneously Shoot Two Balls Horizontally at Different Speeds
  • Demo: Shoot Through the Hoops

Features

  • Multiple Ranges: PASCO offers launchers for all classroom arrangements.
  • Flexible Launch Positions: Stable stands offer horizontal and variable angle launching positions.
  • Fixed Firing Height at Any Launch Angle: Firing height of ball is same for any launch angle.
  • Spring Mechanism: Fully enclosed for safety.
  • Unique Piston Design: Minimizes projectile spin to ensure repeatability of impact position.

Includes

  • Long Range Launcher with base
  • 25 mm Nylon Projectile Balls (2)
  • Loading Rod
  • Safety Glasses
  • 2-D Collision Accessory
  • Specifications

    Ranges
    • 2.5, 5, 8 m
    Launch Angles
    • 0 to +90°
    Launcher Length
    • 21 cm

    Buying Guide

    53606
    SE-7285
    Large C Clamp (6 Pack)
    1
    Required

    A C-clamp is required to mount the projectile launcher on a lab table.

    Large C Clamp (6 Pack)   SE-7285
    1744
    ME-6831
    Ballistic Pendulum (without launcher)
    1
    54761
    ME-9859
    Drop Shoot Accessory
    1
    1872
    SE-8728
    Plumb Bobs (10 Pack)
    1
    54839
    ME-9864
    Steel Balls (4 pack)
    1
    54842
    SE-8693
    Carbon Paper (100 Sheets)
    Accessories
    Ballistic Pendulum (without launcher)   ME-6831
    Drop Shoot Accessory   ME-9859
    Plumb Bobs (10 Pack)   SE-8728
    Steel Balls (4 pack)   ME-9864
    Carbon Paper (100 Sheets)   SE-8693
    57525
    ME-6802
    Launcher Spares Kit
    1
    1872
    SE-8728
    Plumb Bobs (10 Pack)
    1
    1407
    ME-6822
    Plastic Balls (10 Pack)
    1
    54840
    ME-9865
    Launcher Sights
    1
    Replacement Parts
    Launcher Spares Kit   ME-6802
    Plumb Bobs (10 Pack)   SE-8728
    Plastic Balls (10 Pack)   ME-6822
    Launcher Sights   ME-9865