Material of the Month: Polycaprolactone

by 29. June 2014

Polycaprolactone is a biodegradable polyester being sold unter various tradenames such as “Protoplast”, “InstaMorph”, “ShapeLock”, PolyMorph”, “Plaast”, etc. The material feels like a tough, nylon-like plastic and melts to a putty-like consistence at only 60 degrees, easily achieved with hot water or air. It sticks to many other plastics and is famous in the hobbyist market for small scale modeling, part fabrication, repairing or rapid prototyping.

MAKE. presents Polycaprolactone in July 2014. Sample packs are freely available for all BURG students as long as our stock lasts.

Material Distribution Date

– When: Tuesday 01.07.2014, after the Jour Fixe: Michel van Dartel which starts at 19:00
– Where: Neuwerk 7, Villa, Room 103/104

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