The "Wardrobe" workshop comprises three experiments:

  1. Textile detective,

  2. Stone washing and

  3. Nylon.




   About the exhibit   

The visitor will study small pieces of cloth to find out if they are natural or artificial, follow the process of stone washing with enzymes and collect Nylon from a beaker. The visitor will use micro scale and standard chemical equipment and safety cabin. The scientific phenomena and concepts introduced here are: synthetic materials, enzymes, organic synthesis, dyes.

   Technical Data   

a)

Equipment:

  • stain steel trays.

Materials:

  • textile samples,
  • candles,
  • small containers of carbon dioxide ice.

b)

Equipment:

  • stereo microscope x 40.

Materials:

  • samples of untreated and enzyme-treated textiles.

General:

  • electricity for the microscope 240 V.

c)

Equipment:

  • safety cabin.

Materials:

  • beakers,
  • decanedioic dichloride,
  • tetrachloromethane,
  • diaminohexane,
  • distilled water.

   Deliverable   

Full production manual:

yes

   Price information   

Full production manual:

Price category:

A

Please contact the producer or the project manager for detailed information.

   Producer   

Heureka, Vanta, Finland.