Jim Haseloff
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Refactoring the Airflow Reactor design (Part 9)

Redesigning the Airflow reactor for final testing and open application development.

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Refactoring the Airflow Reactor design (Part 9)

Things used in this project

Hardware components

50mm blower fan, 12V
Car fan heater, 12V 150W
Extrudr GreenTEC Pro filament
Revell FIX-kit UV glue
Custom programmable test-rig
MOSFET Trigger Switch module 5-36V DC, 15A(Max 30A) 400W
IRF520 MOSFET Driver Module PWM Output 0-24V 5A
DTK 12V 10A 120W AC Adapter Power Supply

Software apps and online services

Fusion 360
Autodesk Fusion 360
Ultimaker Cura
XOD programming environment
Workshop4 IDE
4D Systems Workshop4 IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Ultimaker S3


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Custom parts and enclosures

Main reactor vessel Mk II

Lid for Mk II airflow reactor

Holder for lower cooling fan Mk II

Holder for top cooling fan Mk II


This is a prototype - needs improvement. See Part 10 in series for testing.

Manifold with internal baffle

This is a prototype - see Part 10 in series for new designs and testing


Jim Haseloff

Jim Haseloff

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Synthetic Biologist/Professor at the University of Cambridge, organiser for OpenPlant, Biomaker and the SynBio IRC