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DIY

CONDUCTIVE INK

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illustrated by James burke

TIME REQUIRED:

2 Days

COST:

$45–$130

MATERIALS

» Silver acetate (99%), 1g

» Ammonium hydrox-ide (28%-30%), 3.0ML

» Formic acid (88% or higher), 0.5 ML

» Wood, ½"×3"×3" or larger

» Bolt, 2"

TOOLS

» Band saw

» Bench vise

» Hacksaw

» Hot glue gun

» Test tube with stopper

» Small glass vial

» Beaker (2)

» Dispensing syringe, 100mL (3)

» Syringe filter, 0.2μm

» Weight boat

» Digital scale

» Drill

» Neoprene Gloves

» Safety goggles rated for chemical splashes

JORDAN BUNKER is a polymathic jack-of-all-trades who enjoys manipulating ideas, atoms, and bits. When hes not braving the daylight, he can be found ...

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