With more and more cosplayers using products like Worbla and Wonderflex, other manufacturers have entered the market with thermoplastic options. There are the two mentioned, Black Worbla and also Thibra. The number of options can be overwhelming for someone new to using thermoplastics — is it even worth choosing these materials when the less expensive EVA foam is a viable alternative?
Svetlana Quindt, a.k.a. Kamui Cosplay, reviews a handful of thermoplastics in a recent blog post and discusses handling, texture, flexibility, and adhesive strength for each kind. Her reviews and pros and cons can help you decide which thermoplastic to use. Read Svetlana’s overview at her website.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Lessons Learned Scaling Airbnb 100X
Wearables — Start with a sketch
Electronics — When do I use X10?
Biohacking — Project Peri – Translates Sound into Light for the Hearing Impaired
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.