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Smart Gum
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Smart Gum

Part No.: CDT0326

Price: 3.99

A visco elastic polymer whose properties change under stress being soft and pliable under low load but changing to "rubber" when impacted. Less viscous than the "Smart putty" Supplied in 25g

Smart Putty
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Smart Putty

Part No.: CDT0325

Price: 4.99

A visco elastic polymer whose properties change under stress being soft and pliable under low load but changing to "rubber" when impacted. More viscous than the "Smart gum" - Supplied in 25g

Bi-Metallic Strip
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Bi-Metallic Strip

Part No.: CDT0089

Price: 1.25

Make your own thermostat. Interesting bi-metallic strip with a good working range. Supplied in strips of 20cm long.

Bi-Metallic Spiral
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Bi-Metallic Spiral

Part No.: CDT0360

Price: 1.75

Make your own dial thermometer with this spiral shaped bi-metallic strip. When the temperature changes the end of the spiral rotates through an angle which is proportional to the temperature change. One end of the spiral is bent radially allowing it to be fixed. The other end has an extended arm to attach a pointer.
Length 17 mm. dia. 5 mm - Strip size 0.25 x 2.0 mm - 6 Turns

Thermocolour Film
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Thermocolour Film

Part No.: CDT0246

Price: 7.50

Self adhesive plastic film coated with Thermochromatic "liquid crystal" ink. Changes colour from black to bright blue when heated above 27 degrees celsius. Use for temperature indictaors/warning devices or displays. 150 x 150mm sheet.


Thermocolour Display Pack

Part No.: CDT0247

Price: 3.99


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This pack contains a piece of thermocolour film 50 x 150mm, a metre of resistance wire and an information sheet showing you how to make a simple liquid crystal display. Make your name appear as if by magic.

Mica Pieces (Small)
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Mica Pieces (Small)

Part No.: CDT0363

Price: 3.90

10 grams of small offcuts of mica, approximately 0.05mm mm thick. Total surface area in pack approx. 600 cms2. Used for temperature- resistant inspection windows, protective ‘glass’ covers, scientific instrument making generally.

UV nail polish
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UV nail polish

Part No.: CDT0356

Price: 5.99

This varnish dries clear but glows bright white under Ultra-Violet light.

UV Colour Change beads
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UV Colour Change beads

Part No.: CDT0331

Price: 5.00

UV detection beads. These beads change colour when exposed to UV light.
Pack of 50 beads in a selection of colours (including orange, purple, blue and yellow).

Polymorph

Polymorph

A fantastic new thermoplastic polymer which combines tough engineering qualities with a softening point of only 62 degrees celsius which means that it can be heated with hot water or a hair dryer and moulded by hand.
Uses include:
Moulding handles or orthopaedic aids
Making vacuum forming moulds
Making armatures for models
Making replacement parts
Joining components together

100g

Part No.: CDT0248

Price: 4.99

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250g

Part No.: CDT0248/250

Price: 11.98

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500g

Part No.: CDT0248/500

Price: 19.99


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Spring Bands

Spring bands for use as contact strips supplied in 4 metre coils.

Highly elastic bronze
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Highly elastic bronze

Part No.: CDT0090

Price: 4.95

Highly elastic bronze, 5mm x 0.2mm

Even higher elasticity brass
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Even higher elasticity brass

Part No.: CDT0091

Price: 4.95

Even higher elasticity brass (CuZn 37) 5.5mm x 0.3mm.


WIRE

These wires are supplied on plastic spools. The length, resistance, current rating and SWG are approximate figures.

Enamelled Copper Wire

Enamelled Copper Wire

Solid copper wire coated in self-fluxing polyurethane enamel. 500g reel.

CodeSWGDiameterLengthPrice 
CB0200 35 0.20mm 1850m 13.50Quantity Required:


CB0202 33 0.25mm 1120m 13.50Quantity Required:


CB0204 27 0.40mm 450m 13.50Quantity Required:


CB0206 24 0.56mm 230m 13.50Quantity Required:


CB0207 22 0.71mm 140m 13.50Quantity Required:


CB0209 20 0.90mm 100m 13.50Quantity Required:


Tinned Copper Wire

Tinned Copper Wire

Tinned annealed solid copper wire. 500g reel.

CodeSWGDiameterLengthFuse RatingPrice 
CB0302 35 0.21mm 1593m 5A 15.00Quantity Required:


CB0303 29 0.35mm 601m 10A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0305 24 0.60mm 228m 17A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0306 22 0.71mm 142m 25A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0307 20 0.91mm 88m 33A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0308 18 1.20mm 46m 45A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0309 16 1.60mm 28m 70A 14.00Quantity Required:


CB0310 14 2.00mm 17m 100A 14.00Quantity Required:


Nichrome Wire

Nichrome Wire

Nickel/chrome wire suitable for making heating elements. 125g reel.

CodeSWGDiameterLengthOhms/ metrePrice 
CB0540 34 0.24mm 345m 24.7 21.33Quantity Required:


CB0535 32 0.27mm 244m 17 21.33Quantity Required:


CB0530 30 0.32mm 193m 14 21.60Quantity Required:


CB0525 28 0.38mm 136m 9.8 21.06Quantity Required:


CB0520 26 0.46mm 94m 6.8 20.79Quantity Required:


CB0515 24 0.56mm 61m 4.4 20.34Quantity Required:


CB0510 22 0.71mm 38m 2.7 20.16Quantity Required:


CB0505 20 0.91mm 23m 1.7 19.71Quantity Required:


CB0500 18 1.22mm 12m 0.88 19.35Quantity Required:


CB0516 16 1.6mm 7m 0.54 19.35Quantity Required:



"Constantan"Wire

A copper/nickel wire for making resistance elements. Non-insulated. 125g reel.

CodeSWGDiameterLengthOhms/ metrePrice 
CB0425 36 0.19mm 448m 15.6 21.33Quantity Required:


CB0420 34 0.23mm 322m 11.2 21.60Quantity Required:


CB0415 32 0.27mm 228m 7.96 21.06Quantity Required:


CB0410 30 0.31mm 180m 6.29 20.79Quantity Required:


CB0405 20 0.91mm 22m 0.77 20.34Quantity Required:


CB0400 16 1.62mm 7m 0.244 22.00Quantity Required:


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