Materials Girl gift guide (spring/summer edition)
Due to its popularity, and that gift giving is a year round occurrence, I think a bi-annual gift guide is in order. Click on the picture for a link to where to buy. Enjoy! Your boyfriend: Biodegradable injection molded foam shoes from Spain Your Mom: (Mother’s day is May 13th) Enjoy the beauty of structrally based color, thanks refraction. Your Tween: (Cooking + Science)^ fun =...
Don’t freak out or anything, but… there are only 15 days left to enter the EPS design contest! (Oh, and your taxes are due on Tuesday.) -MG-
As promised here is the rapid prototyped vase / pencil holder! (the video becomes un-stretched once you hit play) The Maker Bot is a consumer level 3D printer produced by Maker Bot Industries in Brooklyn. A direct filament extrusion process, look for the spool of ABS polymer in the upper left corner. The heated platform controls the X and Y axis, while the extrusion head moves in the Z direction...
New plastics "bleed" when cut or scratched, and... →
Nice, self healing polymers are on the rise. (I got a nickel says hollywood FX makeup artists will be on this in a jiffy.) Shout out to Chris Witt for this link!