Materials List: Bridging to Polymers:
Thermoset Lab

Each group needs:

  • 2 aluminum foil molds, ~ 12 mm X 8 mm X 100 mm, used to shape the epoxy for testing; make with standard aluminum foil (see the Procedure section)
  • 2 paper cups
  • felt tip pen
  • 1 paper plate
  • ~18 inches of heavy string
  • 2 stirrers (see below)
  • 2 - 3 ml syringes (see below)
  • 2 - 12 ml syringes (see below)
  • latex gloves, one pair per person
  • safety glasses/goggles, one pair per person
  • apron, one per person
  • Thermoset Lab Worksheet, one per group

For class(s) to share:

Non-reusable supplies per class:

The following amounts provide enough material for one class of 30 students; multiple class periods require multiplying the quantities; in some cases, you may have materials left over.