Testing puck materials

The past week I’ve been playing with different material for the slide pucks.
So far I’ve tested-

  • Delrin
    • Slid like butter, but too slippery to bother with
  • Corian (Acrylic)
    • These chip
    • They’re loud
    • Heavy
      • They’ll work for now.
  • Low Density Polyethylene
  • Cast Epoxy Resin

I’ve even go as far as to try Epoxy resin pucks with 3v Green LEDs embedded in them.

These are demanding to make, slide poorly, and seem to be prone to shattering. On the other hand though (HA!), these pucks make skating at night much safer, cars can see me signal from afar.

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