Glow in the Dark Strong And Flexible

Discussion in 'Bug Reporting' started by aws357, May 28, 2009.

  1. aws357
    aws357 New Member
    :laughing: Don't ask me why. It's a sudden idea I had.

    :rolleyes: I wondered if the white strong and flexible material powder existed in a "glow in the dark" version.

    See what I mean? :)
  2. Whystler
    Whystler New Member
  3. Nshortino
    Nshortino New Member
    I've been considering making light fixtures using shapeways, which i then would put LEDs or other bulbs in after receiving them. This idea would be cooler though, and a more practical use of Shapeways that anyone could make without having to add electronics into it later.
    I think people have asked before as well about printed models using more than 1 material. How cool would it be to print a sculpture in black with glow in the dark features (eyes, etc). I really hope all that can be possible in the future.
  4. WiKKiDWidgets
    WiKKiDWidgets New Member

    That is an awesome idea! thanks for the link Whistler!

    (Us really g33ky people get excited about such little things as glow in the dark LOLZ :laughing: )
  5. bugattibuilder
    bugattibuilder New Member
    Perhaps Shapeways could do a small scale test using their powder mixed with phosphorous additive.

    If they would like to do that, I can direct them to a supplier of those materials. I used these additives in another application, and they worked fine there. They are available in a greenish variant, and a blueish variant.
  6. DerekC
    DerekC New Member
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  7. Youknowwho4eva
    Youknowwho4eva Shapeways Employee Community Team
    If you want long lasting, glows for 100 hours but is $19 an oz. Economical is 5.50 an oz.
  8. DerekC
    DerekC New Member
    I think that's a good idea!
  9. DerekC
    DerekC New Member
    Luminophore is used in combination with a lacquer. The lacquer that you use should be appropriate for the type of material you wish to paint: for metal, wood, plastic and the like. gidbmx1.jpg
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2009