We have added two different shape memory metal paper clips to the shop. The metal has some really strange properties which will surprise anyone, who has not seen shape memory metal in action. See this video to see what the paper clip is capable of:
MaterialSampleShop has partnered with INMATTERIA which is a blog dedicated to materials for designers and architects. We'll write about some of the more interesting materials we add to the shop and about new material developments in general. You can read our first blog post here
MaterialSampleShop has recently had an article in Plast Panorama, which is the largest Danish trade magazine for the plastics industry.
The article (which is in Danish) describes our Material Sample Set, with 20 different plastic materials, and how it is used by R&D departments to communicate plastic material properties internally and with non-plastic experts.