Gilson Domingues

About Gilson Domingues

Gilson Domingues

Anhembi Morumbi University - Design and architecture school, Brazil - Designer. Middle School, High School and College / University Teacher. Lives in São Paulo, Brazil. Arts degree with interactive mechatronics systems masters research. As a designer develops physical and digital products and interactive systems for interactive games. As a teacher works with prototyping teaching subjects related to rapid prototyping and design methodology. Researcher in rapid prototyping methods of mechanics, structures and electronics.


Posts by Gilson Domingues

Make your silicone protector for soldering irons

by on March 6, 2015 11:01 pm
This article has colaboration of Pietro Domingues. There are many ways to make electronics fast and safely (using conductive inks, kits with magnetic contacts, breadboards, etc). However, the soldering method is still indispensable to definitive PCB assembles and to low cost solutions. But handling the soldering iron may offer some risks to the user, mainly… Read more Make your silicone protector for soldering irons

Reproducing/replicating workpieces

by on January 15, 2015 10:52 pm
This article has colaboration of Pietro Domingues. In this section we will see how to reproduce workpieces using many materials. Some materials we can use at room temperature, such as Plaster of Paris and resin. Other materials must be melted at higher temperatures, such as Tin and Paraffin wax. Plaster of Paris Materials: Plaster (dry… Read more Reproducing/replicating workpieces

How to Make Silicone Molds:

by on January 15, 2015 10:30 pm
This article has colaboration of Pietro Domingues. Silicone molds are excellent, because they can be used to make complex geometry objects with a low cost. In this section, we will see how to make a silicone mold. Materials: Liquid Silicone + catalyst A container to mix up the silicone A stick Another container, if necessary,… Read more How to Make Silicone Molds:

The molds of Civilization

by on January 15, 2015 10:13 pm
This article has colaboration of Pietro Domingues In this section we are going to talk about molding. We introduce talking about its utility and the current methods used in this process. We will explain step-by-step how it is possible to make these molds and how to use the molding process in many types of materials.… Read more The molds of Civilization

About Papert’s Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas,

by on March 6, 2014 7:02 pm
The book talks about education and computer used as instrument to help cognitive development. Papert writes a critic declaration about the using of LOGO language in the mathematics education for children and the positive impact caused by this process. Despite it was written in 80s, we can affirm that the subject is present, and although… Read more About Papert’s Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas,

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