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We have variety of maker kits that can be borrowed with access to additional resources.

SKY-Z STEAM Turbine Resources

Kit includes:

  • Tower
  • Base
  • Nacelle Base
  • Nacelle Front
  • 4 Nacelle screws
  • DC Mother + 9 V battery
  • DC Motor Stand
  • 2x Motor Clip + Screws
  • Nose Cone
  • 2x HUB
  • Shaft
  • Wing Nut LED
  • 2 Alligator Clips
  • 6x STEM Blade Adapters
  • 20x 1/4 (6.35mm) Dowels

SKY-Z STEAM Turbine Quick Start Guide

Base & Tower Assemble

Connect tower into base. (tip: the deeper the tower into the base the more stable.)

Nacelle and Generator Assembly

  1. Connect nacelle front into nacelle base.
  2. Connect Motor Stand into nacelle base.
  3. Connect Nacelle Assembly to tower.
  4. Connect motor using motor clip.

STEM Assembly

  1. Place stem's into hub and sandwich them together.
  2. Compress pieces together with your fingers and insert turbine shaft.
  3. Use Wing Nut to compress the assembly and lock everything together.

STEM-Dowel Assembly

  1. Connect dowels to the stem adapters.
  2. Connect Nose Cone.
  3. Connect assembly to motor through Nacelle Front.

Power Setup

  1. Connect alligator clips directly onto motor or motor leads.
  2. Connect either LED, Buzzer, or multimeter to see turbine power output.