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The Idea Shop stocks a variety of materials for purchase. Below is a list of items we keep in stock. Consult our '''[[Price sheet|Lab Price Sheet]]''' for pricing and specifications.  
 
The Idea Shop stocks a variety of materials for purchase. Below is a list of items we keep in stock. Consult our '''[[Price sheet|Lab Price Sheet]]''' for pricing and specifications.  
  
===Sheet Goods===
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==Sheet Goods==
 
Thicknesses noted with an asterisk are also sold in laser bed (18" x 24") size. Most sheet goods are sold by the square foot in quarter sheets (2' x 4' sections). See our [[Price sheet]], or call/email the Idea Shop for more detailed information.
 
Thicknesses noted with an asterisk are also sold in laser bed (18" x 24") size. Most sheet goods are sold by the square foot in quarter sheets (2' x 4' sections). See our [[Price sheet]], or call/email the Idea Shop for more detailed information.
  
'''[[Wood, Plywood, and Composites]]
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===Wood, Plywood, and Composites===
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:''Main Article : [[Wood, Plywood, and Composites]]''
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[[File:Plywood.jpg|thumb|right|Plywood]]
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Plywood is a sheet material composed of thin layers of wood veneer glued together. Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is a sheet material composed of wood fibers and a binding agent pressed together under heat and pressure to form sheets.
 
*[[Price_sheet | Plywood]]: 1/8"*, 1/4", 1/2" 3/4"
 
*[[Price_sheet | Plywood]]: 1/8"*, 1/4", 1/2" 3/4"
 
*[[Price_sheet | MDF]] (Medium Density Fiberboard): 1/8"*, 1/4"*, 1/2" 3/4"
 
*[[Price_sheet | MDF]] (Medium Density Fiberboard): 1/8"*, 1/4"*, 1/2" 3/4"
 
*Melamine board
 
*Melamine board
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===Plastics===
'''Plastics'''
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[[File:Acrylic.jpg|thumb|right|Acrylic Samples]]
 
*[[Acrylic | Acrylic*]]
 
*[[Acrylic | Acrylic*]]
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**Acrylic (Plexiglass and Acylite are brand name acrylics) is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass.
 
*ABS
 
*ABS
 
*PVC
 
*PVC
 
*PETG
 
*PETG
 
*HIPS
 
*HIPS
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===Foam & Foam products===
 
 
'''Foam & Foam products'''
 
 
*Foamcore: 3/16"*, 1/2"
 
*Foamcore: 3/16"*, 1/2"
 
*XPS - Pink foam: 1/2", 1", 2"
 
*XPS - Pink foam: 1/2", 1", 2"

Revision as of 14:46, 25 March 2020

The Idea Shop stocks a variety of materials for purchase. Below is a list of items we keep in stock. Consult our Lab Price Sheet for pricing and specifications.

Sheet Goods

Thicknesses noted with an asterisk are also sold in laser bed (18" x 24") size. Most sheet goods are sold by the square foot in quarter sheets (2' x 4' sections). See our Price sheet, or call/email the Idea Shop for more detailed information.


Wood, Plywood, and Composites

Main Article : Wood, Plywood, and Composites
Plywood

Plywood is a sheet material composed of thin layers of wood veneer glued together. Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is a sheet material composed of wood fibers and a binding agent pressed together under heat and pressure to form sheets.

  • Plywood: 1/8"*, 1/4", 1/2" 3/4"
  • MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard): 1/8"*, 1/4"*, 1/2" 3/4"
  • Melamine board


Plastics

Acrylic Samples
  • Acrylic*
    • Acrylic (Plexiglass and Acylite are brand name acrylics) is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass.
  • ABS
  • PVC
  • PETG
  • HIPS


Foam & Foam products

  • Foamcore: 3/16"*, 1/2"
  • XPS - Pink foam: 1/2", 1", 2"
  • EPS - Styrofoam (variable width, pricing varies)
  • PVC Foam board: 1/8"
  • Polyurethane foam
  • Polyimide foam

Round Stock

Cardboard Tubing Outer Diameter

  • 2"
  • 3"
  • 4"
  • 5"
  • 8"


Dowel Rods

  • 1/4"
  • 1/8"
  • other sizes?

Hardware

Socket Head, Pan Head, Flat Head Bolts in metric and standard

Standard Sizes:

  • 2-56 (1/16)
  • 4-40 (3/32)
  • 6-32 (2/16)
  • 8-32 (5/32)
  • 10-24 (3/16)
  • 12-24 (7/32)
  • 24-20 (1/4)

Metric Sizes:

  • M2-.4
  • M3-.5
  • M4-.7
  • M5-.8
  • M6-.75
  • M8-1

Screw Lengths:

  • 1"
  • 1.5"
  • 2"
  • 2.5"

Nail Gun Lengths:

  • .5"
  • 1"
  • 2"

Electronic Components

Micro Controllers:

  • Arduino Uno

Sensors:

  • Insert Sensors Here
  • Insert Sensors Here

Components:

  • Resistors
  • Capacitors
  • Potentiometers
  • Batteries & Holders

Misc Prototyping Supplies:

  • Breadboards
  • Jumper Wires:
    • M-M, M-F, F-F
  • Heat Shrink