[EMS Discuss] Solar Foundry
Mon Sep 9 15:34:40 PDT 2013
Also this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x1xiT70yXk - solar
Seems like a good stepping-stone project towards the 3d sintering machine.
Yeah we are kind of at the end of the solar project season. But damn it
I say that every year. Next summer I want to be ready.
On 9/8/2013 9:08 PM, Mark Danburg-Wyld wrote:
> Also: http://www.dezeen.com/2011/06/28/the-solar-sinter-by-markus-kayser/
> What a world.
> On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 9:07 PM, Mark Danburg-Wyld
> <EMAIL HIDDEN <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>> wrote:
> My guess is we would need full sunlight to get much heat. Maybe it
> will still get hot enough to use as an oven though, even through
> Sam, good thought on scrounging the fresnel lens from an old tv -
> just checked craigslist and there's several cheap-to-free ones
> posted. All I need now is a truck and some free time... Apparently
> there's both "spot" and "linear" versions, and the "spot" version
> gets much much hotter.
> I doubt putting another object in the current space is a good
> idea, however. Especially one that starts with a fairly large lens
> that has to be rolled out into full sunlight to get really
> exciting results. Maybe this one should go on the back burner for
> a few months until we're in a larger space - time the build to
> finish when the clouds break next year?
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