Ferrit

A computer-controlled ferrofluid display.

Background

Ferrofluid looks cool, so why not play with it in 3D space?

What it does

The ferrofluid blob is suspended in 3D space however you want. You can stretch it, break it, move it, spin it, etc.

What it’s made of

  • Three electromagnetic axes
    • X, Y, Z
  • Two electromagnetic axes?
    • Radial, Z
  • Solenoid coils
  • Glass sphere
  • Motor controller
  • Ferrofluid
  • Ferrofluid suspension
  • RainX

Theory of operation

 

Resources

  • http://www.daycounter.com/Calculators/Magnets/Solenoid-Force-Calculator.phtml
  • https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N6Q8W0N/
  • https://www.reddit.com/r/chemistry/comments/f26mk/looking_for_a_ferro_fluid_suspension_liquid/
  • https://www.czferro.com/contact/

Conclusion

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