Wednesday, August 26, 2009

wire glue, the next reprap revolution?

Because I got so much to do lately (helping an airsoft organiser and bottling homemade beer) I got not that much time to spend on my reprap and designing stuff. Its annoying, but thats how life goes when you dont have much money to spend.

It doesnt mean that I wont check stuff regulary to see if there is something new. I found something I like to share with all the reprappers around here. Its called "wire glue", and its on sale on amazon and thinkgeek. It comes in small bottles, but I am sure it can also put in syringes. Maybe a good alternative to solder?

I am not sure about the conductivity, but they say it can be used instead of solder, and the conductivity is pretty good. Who knows what comes next?


  1. I've got a feeling I came across wire glue a little while back...

    here's a link to a discussion about it,21723,22220

  2. Today the development of an interesting alternative was announced:

    Essentially it is a jetable silver ink that melts at 140 degrees. The ink is composed of 5 nanometer silver particles, allowing it to be jetted at 900 degrees Celsius lower than liquid silver.