DIY activities are super cool, and it helps explore ideas within children and help them understand the concepts easily. So, continuing with this concept today, we will learn how to make a DIY Air Cooler. Let us begin.
Let us look through the supplies list that is required to make a DIY Air Cooler.
- Soldering Gun
- Scissors or Cutter
- Glue Gun
- Plastic Jar
- Plastic Bottle
- Stepper Motor
- ON-OFF Switch
- 9-Volt Battery
Steps To Make A DIY Air Cooler
Step 1: The first step is to take a plastic container and place the stepper motor over it. Once you place the stepper motor, mark its outline on the lid.
Marking the Outline of Stepper Motor
Step 2: When you are done with the marking, gently start cutting the plastic container’s lid.
Cutting the Marking
Step 3: The third step is to mark the lid in the following manner.
Performing Markings on the Lid
Step 4: With the help of soldering un drill the holes.
Step 5: Take a plastic bottle and cut its lower section
Cutting the Plastic Bottle
Step 6: Now, place it on one side of the plastic jar and mark its outline.
Tracing the Plastic Bottle
Step 7: Then, gently cut the traced circular outline.
Cutting the Outline
Step 8: The following step is to stick the bottom section of the plastic bottle on that hole.
Sticking the Plastic Bottle
Step 9: Connect the servo motor with the switch and then connect it with the battery heads.
Connecting the Motor, Switch and Battery Heads
Step 10: Stick the Stepper motor on the lid.
Fixing the Motor
Step 11: Apply some glue and stick the 9-Volt battery on the jar.
Fixing the Battery
Step 12: Remove the jar’s lid and then attach a fan to the servo motor.
Fixing the Fan
Step 13: Put the battery cap on the 9-Volt battery and turn on the switch.
Putting Battery Cap
DIY Air Cooler
- We recommend you use the used plastic bottle and jar
- If you want more cold air, you can put some ice inside the jar and turn on the fan.
Things To Remember
- Make sure you fix the connections appropriately
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.