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Magnetic Silicone

Material Sketches

Magnetic Silicone is a composite of Iron Oxide and EcoFlex 00-30 Moulding Silicone.
Like the best things in life, this exploration came about by chance.
This material was discovered in the process of attempting to make soft iron cores for flexible electromagnets. The short video shows how different arrangements of the material reacts to permanent magnetic actuation.

Where to Buy Materials


IxD Lab offers a selection of components and materials, and in most cases these will be adequate for your project needs. If you need to buy other materials, we recommend the following suppliers.