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Using the Tattoo Machine

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Using the Tattoo Machine

A tattoo machine works using a basic principle. Two coils are attached to a spring, and to a power supply. When the gun is in a state with no power applied, a spring holds two contacts together. The lower contact point is also attached to the coils, and the tattoo needle. When power is applied to the circuit, the coils become magnetic, pulling the armature bar and spring down, and this causes the contacts break, opening the electrical circuit. A tattoo machine is defined as a hand-held device used to create a tattoo, a permanent marking of the skin with...

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