Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ethyl spells death for some plastics

The Tubes, however, had an interesting reaction to the Ethyl portion of my Alcogel. The Tubes for the Clean pair shattered after 10-15 seconds. Petroleum Jelly coated ones lasted another 20 seconds or so. Continue reading

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Leveraging Technology to Improve the Human Condition.

I am currently posting the beginning of batch #10. To begin, I have two form designs. The superior method requires waiting until Sunday to create the forms, as I require tools and skills I do not currently have. So, tonight, I … Continue reading

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Success needs duplication.

I am currently reworking the process so that I may be able to produce Monolithic Aerogels (as opposed to the fractured pieces created last time). I have the plans for the new Autoclave, and now I am in the process … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories

There is a better alternative than importing Everclear; Buy it from the State Liquor Stores.  I’ll need to get a specific permit, but as a manufacturer of Areogels, this should not be an issue. Self distillation will need to wait … Continue reading

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damnit

i gotta find an easier way to get Ethyl, and I thought of it today on my way to work, but I haven’t talked to anyone involved & i hesitate to begin Running & Operating Carriage House NanoTech as a … Continue reading

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weird words

“Bumblebee” is the common name for the relatively harmless 250+ species of “Fuzzy” bees with a specific pollen collection mechanism on their back legs. They play an important part of North American Pollination, and many species are endangered or threatened. … Continue reading

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Batch #9 Photos

Here are the Pix. They are most likely out of order. Oh, well.

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