How to make ferrofluid

There are generally two ways you can make ferrofluid. The more expensive way ( around $1per cartridge of magnetic primer toner and some vegetable oil), and the cheaper way which is a little more difficult to make, but will only cost you about $10. Ferrofluid Andrew Magill Ferrofluids are made up of tiny magnetic fragments of iron suspended in oil (often kerosene) with a surfactant to prevent clumping ( usually oleic acid). The fluid is relatively easy to make at home yet extremely expensive to buy on-line.

How does $1a liter sound?

This instructable will show you how to make your own ferrofluid. I found new way of making home made. See more ideas about Magnetic putty, Science projects and Science expirements for kids.

Have you always dreamed of playing with ferrofluid? How to make ferrofluid at home. Ferrofluid is a black, solvent-based liqui that, in the presence of a magnetic fiel becomes strongly magnetized. Since these particles are attracted to each other, they must be coated with a special substance that prevents them from sticking together (so that the ferrofluid remains fluid).

A ferrofluid is a special liquid with tiny magnetic particles floating around inside.

What makes ferrofluid so special is that in the . Physics in a Jar: Make Your Own Ferrofluid. Is it a miniature porcupine? Does anyone know how to make a passable to good quality ferrofluid ( magnetorheological fluid (sp?))? I know of the crude iron filling to vegetable oil metho. This is just about the simplest ferrofluid you can make.

The amount of oil you have is pretty much the amount of ferrofluid. It is always easier to buy ferrofluid than to make it. The liquid used for ferrofluids is some kind of oil, since we all know what happens when water gets a little too cozy with iron.

Warning: Do not attempt to make this without the supervision of an expert. The creator is channel Brainiacand he made several versions of ferrofluid before finding the right mixture. You can find his channel here. Produced by Jasper Pickering.

Special thanks to Leon Siciliano. Materials: laser black toner (you can find laser black toner at your local printer store), vegetable oil, a measuring cup, a smaller cup, and . By squishing a mix of mineral oil and ferrofluid between two sheets of glass, diligently squeezing out the air bubbles, sealing the edges, and then lighting it with a LED strip, Magnetic Games has created a DIY magnetic field viewer. But when a magnet is brought close, ferrofluid reacts in strange and fascinating ways.

With Ferrofluid in a Bottle, you can safely and easily play with this spectacular substance. If you are in a well ventelated place and have an electric hot-plate, you may boil the mixture but be careful. Step two: Add 100mls of HCL. The boiling is not neccesary, it just speeds up the reaction which can . Recently though we discovered magnetic mud!

Today, we broke out our test tubes and left over iron oxide powder from when we made our own tinted sunscreen and made ferrofluid. Our magnetic mud would make. Tutorial how to make magic glass bank. You need just toner, vodka and neodymium magnet. This Pin was discovered by Sabina Harambašić.

Discover (and save) your own Pins on Pinterest. In this activity you will be able to make and play with your own ferrofluid and see how it behaves in the presence of a magnetic field. A Magnet that Drips: MAKING FERROFLUID.