meltspot

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    This is how a newly melted spot looks in the middle of building up a 3D object. The melted region is about 3/4 of an inch across, and has a glassy surface of amorphous sugar. The top layer is about 1/8 of an inch (3 mm) thick and is uniformly colored a light golden brown-- caramelized in the melt process. However, the right half of the spot appears darker because that half overlaps-- and is fused to-- the dot which is slightly to the side of our top dot but on the layer below. It appears darker because we are looking into a deeper layer of colored sugar.

    Read more about the Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories 3D Fabricator Project here.

    1. mitchbnj 85 months ago | reply

      I'm gettting hungry reading about this project.

      Need to make a donut run@!!

    2. oskay 85 months ago | reply

      You wouldn't believe how good it smells when you're cooking the sugar. =)

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