Skin Fabrication Kit
The Skin Fabrication Kit is ideal for designers, researchers or DIY hobbyist that want to start creating their own artificial skin.
The Skin Fabrication Kit is the best way to get starting to fabricate artificial skin.
Muca Breakout: The Muca breakout board is the brain
Datastretch: Flexible conductive yarn, ideal to be used as electrodes inside silicone
Muca Touchpad: The Production Pack contains one touchpad, ideal to get started with Muca Board
What do you need
All the instructions are available on the dedicated webpage.
Silicone: The silicone is used to create the skin layer. You can use EcoFlex 00-30, DragonSkin or Ecoflex Gel
Microcontroller: Arduino or any other microcontroller capable of i2c can be used as interface for
Software: Download the Arduino library here.
Soldering tools: Solder the wires to the Muca breakout.
IMPORTANT: I am winding manually the yarn. The bobbin is 3D printed and the surface finish is not perfect. I am currently looking for a supplier of plastic bobbin.