[hackspacebristol] Ferrofluid

Richard Sewell richard at jarkman.co.uk
Mon May 23 10:12:55 UTC 2011


Actually, I was thinking the right thing might be to do it outside on a 
cheap electric hotplate on a windy day.

R


On 23/05/2011 11:07, toby wrote:
>
> I did a bit of messing around with the cornflour / speaker / signal 
> generator a few years back. Amusing but messy! With that in mind I 
> suggest making the ferrofluid in someone else's house..
>
> Cheers
>
> Toby
>
>> On 23 May 2011 11:02, "Chocolate Jon" <chocojon at blueyonder.co.uk 
>> <mailto:chocojon at blueyonder.co.uk>> wrote:
>>
>> Regrettably, I find things to build / links on the Internet and not worry
>> too much about the details. I don't have a fume cupboard but I think we
>> could build one with the stuff around Hackspace. I'm thinking Perspex 
>> front,
>> wooden walls, stove heater type thing, big fan and a fair bit of 
>> ingenuity.
>>
>> The reason for the link was that some new people arrived on the last
>> Hackspace and expressed an interest in making something with 
>> Ferrofluid (if
>> I remember correctly). Something along these lines:
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me5Zzm2TXh4
>>
>> One thing that the new people did organise was cornflour and water on a
>> loudspeaker cone to look something like this:
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zoTKXXNQIU
>> Didn't work optimally but it was pretty close to that considering the 
>> speed
>> with which it was made.
>>
>> Jon
>>
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>> > Subject: Re: [hackspacebristol] Ferrofluid
>>
>> >
>> > Jon - that looks both cheap and easy. If it works we should be able to
>> make
>> > buckets of the st...
>>
>
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