Product details

  • TESS Ripple Tank
  • TESS Ripple Tank
  • TESS Ripple Tank
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TESS Ripple Tank

Item no.: 11263-00

  • Description

Function and Applications

Student-size ripple tank for hands-on experiments in wave physics at school and in lab courses at universities.  Simply take the device out of the storage cabinet, fill in water and start! The following wave phenomena can be investigated:

  • Reflection
  • Dispersion
  • Refraction
  • Interference
  • Diffraction


  • Compact all-in-one design for student desks and lab courses
  • Stroboscope for the synchronous or "slow-motion" presentation of waves
  • Parameter control by using the self-explanatory keyboard elements on the device
  • Projection on the transparent work table to display the wave images free of destortions
  • Camera synchronisation mode for optimized video and photo documentation using the mobile phone
  • Experiments can be performed within minutes

Equipment and Technical Data

  • Frequency: 1 to 250 Hz controllable in 1 Hz steps
  • 2 LED illumination modes: snchronous and independent
  • Individual digital LED display for wave and strobe frequency with membrane keyboard for control
  • 13 accessories included in integrated accessory box
  • Dimensions: 31 x 25 x 14 cm
  • Weight: 2.1 kg

Scope of delivery:

  • Ripple tank base unit
  • Tank
  • Power supply 110...240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • 3 types of dippers: single point, double point, plane wave bar
  • Curved reflector
  • 2 diffraction barriers
  • Rectangular block shape
  • Convex and concave lens shapes
  • Triangular shape
  • Small diffraction and long straight barriers
  • Dropper
  • Young's double slit


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