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AquaTrak

SKU: W21331
A Pitsco Exclusive
$1,105.00 (USD)
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Description

Students in technology, math, and physical science classes can build foam or wooden boats using our Boat Hull Design Kit. With AquaTrak, they can analyze their boats’ wake patterns in relation to variations in the hull design. They can learn firsthand the effects of buoyancy and drag as well as how to design a boat to account for factors such as stability and load-bearing capacity. Boats can be timed for racing, or varying weights can be added to test power usage. The AquaTrak package includes our Boat Design and Testing: From AquaTrak to the Oceans curriculum.

The vinyl AquaTrak tank is six meters long and 15 inches wide and has a 20- to 30-gallon capacity. The boat is pulled through the water by means of a free-fall weighted pulley system. The tank and pulley system are supported by a framework of PVC pipe.

AquaTrak comes partially assembled with complete assembly instructions. The track is designed to sit on the floor – leave it standing all year or disassemble it after each use (the longest piece is 38 inches). Filling and emptying the AquaTrak tank is fast and easy using the A.T.A.K. (AquaTrak Accessory Kit), sold separately.

Details

Type: Tools and Equipment/Launching and Testing Grades: 6-12

Safety

  • California Proposition 65 Warning:

    WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.

SDS Sheets

What You'll Get

  • 10 PVC U yoke sides with T connectors
  • 4 PVC U yoke sides with four-way connectors
  • 10 PVC pipes without holes (38")
  • 4 PVC pipes with 1/4" holes (38")
  • 2 PVC pipes with 5/8" holes (38")
  • 11 PVC pipes (12")
  • 6 PVC pipes (5")
  • 2 PVC straight couplings
  • 8 PVC 90 degree elbows
  • 6-meter yellow vinyl tank
  • 6 wooden planks (10" x 38")
  • 18 wooden spacer blocks (10")
  • 2 Flexible plastic splash guards
  • 4 binder clips
  • 3 rubber plugs
  • Lower line-guide pulley assembly
  • 2 pulley-block assemblies, one with hook attached
  • 2 spring assemblies
  • 2 brass weight sets
  • 4 PHP machine screws (10-32 x 2")
  • 4 wing nuts (10-32)
  • 30' pulley line
  • Deadblow hammer
  • 7' lengths of fishing line
  • Boat Design and Testing: From AquaTrak to the Oceans curriculum

Specifications

  • Size: 6 meters long

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