Diamond Pleat Deformation (with nitinol spring)

by daniela

trained nitinol into spring form with the threads of a screw as the mold:

nitinol un-sprung:

nitinol sprung:

diamond pleat folded structure:

nitinol spring inside:

after applying heat:

wiring to lilypad:

mosfet setup:


setup in progress:

So far it works with a heat gun….