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Video for part 3, power/RPM testing, is pending. Mk1 version power testing is shown in the third video below. In that testing video, he used one of these, another toy I'll now need to buy:

Digital Laser Photo Tachometer Non Contact RPM Tach Meter Tester DT-2234C ($10.54 shipped)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Digital-Las...M-Tach-Meter-Tester-DT-2234C-NM-/131003335882

The article where I first learned of his project:

http://hackaday.com/2016/06/17/micro-tesla-turbine-is-an-engineering-tour-de-force/#more-210182

[video=youtube;IQmlXJVo9LE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQmlXJVo9LE[/video]

[video=youtube;HPH2hpOpKk4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPH2hpOpKk4[/video]

Mk1 power/RPM testing

[video=youtube;_mg4THnpbus]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mg4THnpbus[/video]

Making A Quintuple Turbine Model Motor (from five dental turbines)

[video=youtube;LlzwXysKd8g]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlzwXysKd8g[/video]

Not the ones he used, but a 3D printed housing could be made for these::

Dental NSK Style PANA AIR High Speed Wrench Handpiece Turbine Cartridge ($14.82)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dental-NSK-...Handpiece-Turbine-Cartridge-HOT-/361135623149
 
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