Materials

Here is the list of materials at the eTextile Summer Camp.

Conductive Thread / yarn

High Flex 3981 7X1 Silver 14/000
company: Karl Grimm
Characteristic: Very conductive, Solder-able
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High Flex 3981 Flat Braid
company: Karl Grimm
Characteristic: Very conductive, Solder-able, Thin High Flex thread braided into flat band
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Lahnband 8057/15mm
company: Karl Grimm
Characteristic:conductive
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Konstantan High-Flex 8394 7×1 verseilt
company: Karl Grimm
Characteristic:Constantan is a copper-nickel alloy. This thread was used for the power generating textile project following the paper from TITV Greiz scientists “Textile Mikrosysteme zur Energieumwandlung und –speicherung”
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Elitex Fadenmaterial Art Nr. 235/34 PA/Ag
company: Imbut GmbH
Characteristic: silver conductive thread (100% polyamid beschichtet mit silber
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Elitex Garn Art Nr. I TPU_667_235/f34_PA/Ag
company: Imbut GmbH
Characteristic: isolated conductive thread
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Shieldex Assortment of sample threads
company: Statex
Characteristic:
Shieldex 110/34 dtex 2-ply HC: Silver plated, 500 Ω/m ± 100 Ω/m
Shieldex 110/34 dtex Z-turns ht HCB: Silver plated, < 1 kΩ/m
Shieldex 117/17 dtex 2-ply: Silver plated, average 185 Ω/m
Shieldex 235/34 dtex 2-ply Silver plated, HCB: 100 Ω/m ± 30 Ω/m
Shieldex 235/34 dtex 4-ply HC: Silver plated, 50 Ω/m ± 10 Ω/m
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Elinox PS15035
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Colorful polyester thread “dtex 167″ (denier 150) plied with stainless steel “VN 35″ fiber. Very conductive when conductive fiber is in contact.
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Elinox PS30035
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Colorful polyester thread “dtex 330″ plied with stainless steel conductive fiber. Very conductive when conductive fiber is in contact.
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Elinox SPP 35 300
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Colorful polyester thread plied with stainless steel “VN 35″ conductive fiber. Polyester is double spun in S and Z turns around the stainless steel. Very conductive when conductive fiber is in contact.
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Elinox PSPP 330075
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Polyester “dtex 1100″ thread core, plied with stainless steel “VN 75″ and polyester “dtex 1100″ fiber. Very conductive when conductive fiber is in contact.
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PES HT 1100 + VN 60 400 t S/Z
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Double spun PES “dtex 1100″ with stainless steel “VN 60″ twisted with  400 s/z twists (60 micron monofilament with high twist).
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RESISTAT F9608
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Polyester “dtex 330″ core with two carbon “dtex 22″ yarn spun around it.
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RESISTAT F9601
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Polyester “dtex 76″ twisted around carbon yarn “dtex 22″.
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RESISTAT F9306
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Combination of polyamide and carbon yarn “dtex 22″.
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PES HT 140 + VN25 200TS
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: Polyester high twist “dtex 140″ spun with “VN 25″, fine stainless steel monofilament.
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PES HT 1100 + VN35 200TS
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: polyester high twist “dtex 1100″ + “VN 35″ stainless steel.
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PES HT 280 + VN60 400 TS
company: Soieries Elite
Characteristic: polyester high twist “dtex 280″ + “VN 60″ stainless steel.
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Bekinox VN 12.3.2.175S.HT
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Stainless steel yarn, good for heating use, plied
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Bekinox VN 12.4.2.100S
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Stainless steel yarn, good for heating use, non-ply
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Bekiflex CA 63/8X7/80S/0.245/PFA
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Copper fiber with transparent isolation layer.
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Bekintex VN14/2X90/175S/316L/HT/FZ/WHITE
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Bekinox VN thread with white isolation layer.
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Conductive Yarn

Bekinox 50/1 cotton
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Resistive, Very thin yarn with single ply,
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Nm10/3 conductive yarn
Company: plug and wear
Characteristics: Nm10/3 conductive yarn, 80% polyester 20% stainless steel, light grey, Surface resistance < 100000ohm
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Conductive Fabric

Shieldex® Bremen
Company: Statex
Characteristics: Silver plated polyamide fabric (RS), Parachute silk with 99% pure silver, < 0.3 Ohms/cm2 surface resistivity.
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Shieldex® Kassel
Company: Statex
Characteristics: Corrosion proof copper-silver plated polyamide ripstop fabric, < 0.03 Ohms/cm2 surface resistivity.
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Shieldex® Technik-tex P130
Company: Statex
Characteristics: Silver plated knitted fabric, 78% Polyamide + 22% Elastomer plated with 99% pure silver, < 2 Ohms/cm2 surface resistivity (front/visible side).
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Eeonyx NW-SLPA 20k, MA-3-12
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material (20k), non woven, can be used to make pressure or bend sensor
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Eeonyx NW-SLPA 50-70k, KA-2-18
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material (50-70k), non woven, can be used to make pressure or bend sensor
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Eeonyx NW170-PI-10EY
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material, non woven, can be used to make pressure or bend sensor
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Eeonyx LR 4-5k. mm-2-84
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material (4-5k), stretchy in both direction, can be used to make pressure or bend sensor
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Other kinds of Conductive Textile materials

Conductive Ribbon 4 conductor, insulated and connector
company: Sparkfun
link: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11680
Characteristic: Soft fabric ribbon cable, insulated
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Bekinox PES 12/50
company: Bekaert
Characteristic: Polyester fiber mixed with stainless steel fiber
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Bekinox W12/18
company: Bekaert
Characteristic: Wool fiber mixed with stainless steel fiber, Suitable for felting
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Copper and Aluminium fiber
company:Meadowbrook Inventions:
Characteristic: Mix with wool and felt it to make conductive wool. Also good for mixing with paper in the paper making process. Copper and Aluminium in different staples and diameters

Textile Push Button
company:Plug and Wear
Characteristic:
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Shieldex UF Various width
Company: Statex
Characteristics: Non woven conductive tape (very conductive) with adhesive.
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Non-Textile Conductive Material

Bare Conductive Pen
company: Bare conductive (donated from Sparkfun)
Characteristic: Bare ink in pen. up to 12V
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Copper Tape 5mm and 2inch wide
Characteristic: Adhesive on the back
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Electronics components

Lilypad Simple Board
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Lilypad Accelerometer
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Lilypad Temperature sensor
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Lilypad LED
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FTDI USB programmer
FTDI

ATTINY programmer
ATTiny_programmer

OpenLog
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Non conductive Materials

Bee Wax
Characteristic: used for Batik
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Paraffin Wax
Characteristic: used for Batik
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