SEAL kits are no longer available for sale. Please see our HARPOON kits of Juice from Juice as an alternative to participate in Solar Army research.
Each SEAL kit is hand built by Dr. Jay Winkler at Caltech. The kit is assembled upon order and shipped once payment is received. The SEAL kit costs $400 (plus shipping for international purchases). See below for materials included with kit purchase. If you would like to order a kit, please email us through the contact page and include both a billing and shipping address for us to include on an invoice.
These materials are provided with the purchase of a kit ($400):
USB flash drive with National Instruments hardware drivers, standalone SMD software, Excel template, Spotting Template, and SEAL User’s Guide (all also available from the database site with valid log-in credentials)
Stranded, insulated wire (Available from McMaster-Carr, part 8054T22, stranded wire)
Copper tape with conducting adhesive (Available from McMaster-Carr, part 76555A712, 1/2″ wide)
2 approximately 2-inch graphite rods (Available from Wale Apparatus, part 12-1201, 1/8” diameter x 12” length)
Additional items required not provided with the kit:
Kiln that can hold 500 degrees C for 3 hours (Small jewelry kilns like the Rapid Fire Pro tend to be cheap and work well. Often the school art department has a kiln the group can borrow as well)
Micropipette (5-25 μL range) and disposable tips (Cheap version with 25 μL range)