DIYbio:Notebook/Open Gel Box 2.0/Materials and Costs

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The box

Acrylic - $20

Free at public lab in Boston


($100 worth to make 10-15 boxes)
  • Silver or nickel?
  • Copper turns gels blue

Cap/plug connectors for supersafe lid- $5?

Glue - $1?

Power supply - $150?

Light filter system

Tiffen Glass 4"x4" - $125

Colored acrylic?

Built-in excitation light

Time and Labor

Laser cutter time ~10 min

1 hr to glue together parts and wiring