Ferrofluid magician is a passion project that founder of Mr. Sci science factory Kevin Lin wants to do ever since he notices this interesting liquid. It's fascinating that the shape of liquid can be manipulated easily by the magnet. However, it is not easily accessible to general public. Hence, we got this idea to put it into a small test tube and also add some fun on it.
Ferrofluid is a magnetic liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. Considering its characteristic, ferrofluid is utilized by a lot of different fields and industries. Electronic devices, mechanical engineering, aerospace, medical science , analytical instrumentation, heat transfer and etc. For instance, it can form a liquid seal around shaft in hard disk drives and keep parts in place by its magnetic force. Related research is also being studied to kill cancer cells. All in all, ferrofluid is a crucial component of many science studies. We may not be able to see it on naked eyes, but the application is actually all around our daily life.
For many years, we've been working on this amazing liquid - Ferrofluid.
A major issue of ferrofluid in bottle is the stains. After a short period of time, the remnants of ferrofluid would easily cause stains inside the bottle. You will not be able to recover those small dots and the bottle becomes somewhat dirty. As the stains grows larger and larger, less and less ferriofluid are left there to play with.
Hence, we spent years of lab work to figure out how to solve this problem. Finally, we created a successful formula to fill the bottle with this magical white sands. The bottle is once again crystal clean despite multiple use. Ferrofluid can stay together as they should be! In order to contain ferrofluid and be easy to carry, the small, tiny little tube is only 9cm and 2cm in diameter. It can be placed everywhere!
As time goes by, we develop a prototype that is so likable. Instead of hiding something under his sleeve, the pringle look alike magician has a pigeon under his top hat!
WARNING : Pigeon is glued to magician's head, please leave him be!
Whenever you feel stuck at something or need a little break, you can bust out this little cute creature to lighten up. Just take down the top hat, and use it to play with ferrofluid.
Don't know what to do with it? You can refer to below graph which demonstrates how to interact with our little fella. Let the magician show you the way to play!
Feel free to shake your magician and explore other ways to clean the stains on the glass wall!
Furthermore, it gets even more interesting by using two top hats at same time. Being a true fan and support us with multiple magicians!
Worry about you may forget where you put your magnet at after playing? We put the magnet in magician's top hat for a reason. You may forget to store the magnet, but you will never forget to put the hat on magician's head to help him hide his pigeon!
Working in Progress
We hope everything goes smoothly so that we will be able to ship to all backers before Christmas. There's no replacement for Santa, but it will be satisfying that we fulfill the wish of our supporters.
The U-shaped magnet neck pillow as picture below is complimentary if you back us with the ultimate bundle!!!
About Mr Sci
Mr. Sci Science Factory was created for people who love science and interesting stuff, we provide a variety of wonderful scientific products, which not only let you play with, but also makes you think. Mr. Sci Science Factory has its own design team, retail stores and online shops in Taiwan. Now we are looking forward to sharing our visions and ideas to the world.
We are relatively new to the world, but we did acquire couple awards internationally back in 2014. We were honored that our folding book was chosen by IF Design in Germany and Good Design in Japan.
We deeply appreciate that you take the time to go through our page and hopefully we do not disappoint you. Feel free to back our project in any pledge we have above and help us bring it into life. Your support will be great motivation for our team and it will not be wasted. Ferrofluid Magician is excited for the chance to travel all over the world!
Risks and challenges
Risks that we might encounter are:
in order to produce it at affordable price for people who are truly interested in this product, we defintitely need enough funding for not only us and also our maker to have great and consistent quality in everyone of them. It will boost our confidence to convince people to work with us on such a unique project as well.
-Delays in production
We’ve already have our ideal manufacturer and factory, and allowed more time than necessary in anticipation of delays, so you should hopefully receive your ferrofluid magician either before or by the date stated
We’ve been seeking advice by many delivery agencies and finally make sure that once our product is ready, the shipping process will go smoothly.
- (35 days)