DIYbio:Notebook/Open Gel Box 2.0/Materials and Costs

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Platinum electrodes - $10
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Electrode
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* Monel wire - $0.10 (http://www.shopwiki.com/detail/d=20Lb_14%22_Monel_Wire_(30pc_per_tube)/jumpToFirst=t/)
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* Platinum electrodes - $10
:($100 worth to make 10-15 boxes) http://www.a-msystems.com/electronics/wire/platinum.aspx
:($100 worth to make 10-15 boxes) http://www.a-msystems.com/electronics/wire/platinum.aspx
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* Silver or nickel?
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* Copper turns gels blue
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Cap/plug connectors for supersafe lid- $5?
Cap/plug connectors for supersafe lid- $5?

Revision as of 20:19, 4 January 2009

Contents

The box

Acrylic - $20

Free at public lab in Boston

Electrode

($100 worth to make 10-15 boxes) http://www.a-msystems.com/electronics/wire/platinum.aspx
  • Silver or nickel?
  • Copper turns gels blue


Cap/plug connectors for supersafe lid- $5?

Glue - $1?

Power supply - $150?

Light filter system

Tiffen Glass 4"x4" - $125

Colored acrylic?
Cellophane?

Built-in excitation light

Time and Labor

Laser cutter time ~10 min

1 hr to glue together parts and wiring

Personal tools