Assignment 5

Bend / flex sensor
http://www.imagesco.com/sensors/flex-sensor.html ($9.95)

Fabric/stretch sensor
http://www.imagesco.com/sensors/stretch-sensor.html ($1.50/in)

Electroluminescent “wire” (EL-wire)
http://www.elbestbuy.com/ ($0.88/ft)

Alcohol sensor
http://www.futurlec.com/Gas_Sensors.shtml ($6.90)

Solenoid
http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/prodinfo.asp?number=G16036 ($0.99)

Linear actuator
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8782 ($9.95)

Fiber optic cable
http://www.fiberoptics4sale.com/page/FOFS/PROD/Fiber_Optic_250um_Coated_Fibers/SMF-28e ($0.22/m)

Tiny potentiometer
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8647 ($0.95)

Conductive fabric
http://lessemf.com/fabric.html ($4.95/lin ft)

Thermochromic paint/dye
http://www.paintwithpearl.com/chromics/blacktempchange/black_temperature_change_paint.htm ($45/bag, makes 1 qt)

Nitinol / shape memory alloy wire
http://www.imagesco.com/catalog/nitinol/index.html ($2.50/ft)

Conductive paint
http://www.action-electronics.com/conductivepaint.htm ($35.95/ 20z)

Neodymium magnets
Break open a damaged HDD and get them for free
or http://www.unitednuclear.com/magnets.htm  (starts from $5)

Copper tape / copper foil
http://www.findtape.com/shop/product.aspx?id=329&bc=F&setscreen=1&width=1440&height=675
(starts from 9.96 per roll)

Tilt sensor
http://www.adafruit.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=35&products_id=173 (2.00)

Peltier Junction
http://www.alltronics.com/cgi-bin/item/98U001/40/1%2D3%2D16%93%2DPeltier%2DJunction ($9.95)

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