Magnetic Putty

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Magnetic Putty


If ferrofluid and silly putty had a kid, it would be this, super paramagnetic silicone putty. Watch above as it swallows a magnet. Hit the jump for another video. [via Geekologie]


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6 thoughts on “Magnetic Putty

  1. Gene says:

    This is great stuff… a wonderful classroom experiment. Okay, now how do I make magnetic putty?

    1. BobsYourUncle says:

      Probably just add iron filings (the black dust variety) to Silly Putty.

  2. Improviser says:

    Better check out the reviews over at Edmund Scientific.
    Looks like the same snake oil they were trying to pawn only they call it “Black Magnetic Thinking Putty”.


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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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