Materials

Conductive fabrics

Copper Ripstop Fabric 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). stretchy in both direction
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Shieldex Technik-tex
Company: Statex
Characteristics: Silver plated knitted fabric, 78% Polyamide + 22% Elastomer plated with 99% pure silver, < 2 Ohms/cm2 surface resistivity (front/visible side). stretchy in one direction
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Silver Ripstop 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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SOFT&SAFE™ SHIELDING FABRIC
Company: lessEMF
Characteristics: Bamboo fiber with pure Silver threads, woven. Resistivity is <1 Ohm/sq. Pink, non-stretchy woven fabric. IMG_1878

VeilShield
Company: lessEMF
Characteristics: black, nearly transparent veil like material. Resistivityis 0.1 Ohm/sq. Polyester base plated with Zinc/Nickel/Copper.
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SILVERELL FABRIC
Company: lessEMF
Characteristics:Stretchy jersey. 16% Silver/nylon + 84% Rayon, Surface resistivity is <5 Ohm per sq IMG_1933

Eeonyx non woven carbon resistive
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material (2k), non woven, can be used to make pressure or bend sensor
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Eeonyx stretch woven carbon resistive
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material (2k), knit/ jersey, Stretch in both direction. Can be used to make pressure or stretch sensor
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Eeonyx stretch woven carbon resistive
Company: Eeonyx
Characteristics: Resistive material. Euro jersey. Thicker than the above stretch eeonyx. Stretch in one direction. Can be used to make pressure or stretch sensor
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Conductive Leather
Company: Adjon Leather
Characteristics: The real leather coated with carbon, similar to eeonyx fabrics. piezoresistive.
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Conductive Thread

High Flex 3981 7X1 Silver 14/000
company: Karl Grimm
Characteristic: Very conductive, Solder-able
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Syscom Silver Thread
company: Syscom Advanced Materials
Characteristic: thin silver fiber twisted together. very conductive. Solder-able.
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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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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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Bekinox VN 12.3.2.175S.HT
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Stainless steel yarn, good for heating use, plied
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Bekinox VN 14.2.9.175S GR C
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Stainless steel yarn, good for heating use, plied, thinner than above thread.
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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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linnen + inox thread
Company: Bart Francis
Characteristics: 60/2 NeL = 36/2Nm = 20/2 Nec, Linnen and inox fiber plied together.


Conductive Yarn

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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SILVERSPUN YARN
Company: lessEMF
Characteristics: 87% combed cotton, 5% silver, 5% nylon, 3% Spandex.
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Bekinox Nm50/3 cotton
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Resistive, Very thin yarn, 3 ply,
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Bekinox Nm50/1 cotton
Company: Bekaert
Characteristics: Resistive, Very thin yarn, 2 ply,
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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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Conductive Ink

Electric Paint
company : Bare Conductive
Characteristic: Water-based, Water-soluble ink. 55 Ω/Sq @ 50 microns.
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CuPro-Cote copper paint
company : LessEMF
Characteristic : Thin with water. Good surface resistivity of < 1 Ohm/sq at 1 mil dry film thickness.


State Changing Ink

Hydrocromic Ink
company : Matsui
Characteristic: Hydro Chromic White has a special wet reveal binder that alternates from white to transparent when wet, then back to the original white when dry
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Thermochromic Ink
company : LCR Hallcrest
They now have small quantity retail at here

Photochromic Ink
company : LCR Hallcrest

Inkodye
Company: Lumi Inkodye
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Graphite powder
Company: Maison ecolo.com
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Lubricant Gel
Characteristics: Why we have Lubricant?! well, this is the best medium to mix with the copper conductive paint. Anne-Marie made a research on this, and she found out that this works the best!
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Other conductive materials

Conductive Fabric Tape
company : Amohr
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Copper Tape
company : AdaFruit
characteristics: Good for paper circuit making. Solder-able.
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Conductive Ribbon (Black & White)
company : R4ReTextiles
Characteristics : 4 conductor line (conductive thread) on one ribbon. Isolated. Good for replacement of ribbon cables.
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Velostat
Company : lessEMF
We bought it from lessEMF, but 3M produces it and there are more retailers.
Characteristics: Piezo resistive. Changes its resistance when pressed. Good for pressure sensors.

HOOK & LOOP FASTENER
Company: LessEMF
Characteristics: Resistivity: Hook (1.8 Ohm per sq), Loop (1.4 Ohm per sq), 0.8 Ohm through mated closure.

Quantum Tunneling Composite
Company: LessEMF
Characteristics: This flexible polymer exhibits extraordinary electrical resistance change when deformed by squeezing, pulling or twisting.
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Flexinol: 0.010 LT
Company: we bought it from RobotShop
Characteristics: SMA, Wire Diameter: 0.010″, Transition Temperature: 70°C
Datasheet >>


Materials Misc

Poppers/ Snaps
Company: we bought it from Durable Fasteners
The product name of these snaps in their store is BB110 LA P-SSL/ BB110 B P-SSL/ BB110 CW P-SSL. (the snaps comes in three parts). This is an Ring Prong fastener 7mm in size.
Unfortunately, the minimum order from stock is 2,000 sets in this shop, and we actually bought 2000 each with handpress and 7mm die as KOBAKANT expenses.

Neoprene
Company : Sedo Chemicals
Characteristics: This is a material used in wetsuit. non-conductive.
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Magnets
(various sizes)
We bought it from

Polymorph
We bought it from Modulor
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Dragon Skin silicon
Company: Smooth-on
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epoxy
Company: Little Windows
Characteristics: Easy to use epoxy. Good for fixing the fabric circuit components connections.
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Tailor Tape
To mark the mannequin with basic blocks. Marked with 1cm black/white blocks.
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Heat Bond
purchased from Amazon
Characteristics: Strong fusible interfacing. Good for making laser cut/ vinyl cut conductive fabric circuit
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Heat Bond
Company: Bemis
(They do not do small amount retails, but Rachel is willing to organize a group order soon!)
Characteristics: Strong fusible interfacing. Good for making laser cut/ vinyl cut conductive fabric circuit. Thinner than the above heatbond. Some of them are stretchy.
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Bobbin Lace Bobbins
from eBay
It is now with Irene. If you want to use them, contact her
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Electronics

Mono Audio Amp
AdaFruit
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GEMMA
Adafruit

FLORA Accelerometer/Compass Sensor
Adafruit

Flora Color Sensor
Adafruit

Flora UV Index Sensor
Adafruit

Flora
Adafruit

Flora RGB Smart NeoPixel
Adafruit

USB lipo charger
Adafruit

Breadboard PCB
Adafruit

trinket pro 3V
Adafruit

teensy
Adafruit

Lilypad
Sparkfun

Lilypad simple
Sparkfun

ATTINY programmer
Sparkfun
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Sound Detector
Sparkfun

Sunny Buddy
Sparkfun
Energy Harvesting circuit
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chibitoronics Starter Kit
chibitoronics


Electronics Components

IRLU8743
Ntype mosFET, good for switching SMA and heating lines
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BC547
NPN transistor

BC557
PNP transistor

SN74HC595N
Shift Register, Good for controlling 7 segments or LED matrix.
Arduino Tutorial here >>

CD4051
8 channel Multiplexer, good for multiplexing analog/digital inputs.
Arudino Tutorial here>>

TIP122
Darlington Transistor, Ntype. Good for digital switch.

1N4001
Diode

14pin socket/8 pin socket
To use with ATTINY 45/85/84
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LED (3mm) white

LED (5mm) white

LED smd white
LED 1206 ws/600mcd

JST plug/socket B2B-PH-K-S
This is the plug that comes with Lipo batteries.
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streifen platine
for prototyping
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L293NE
H-bridge, good for controlling DC morot’s directions.
Good tutorial here>>

ATTINY84
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ATTINY45
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3V coin cell holder
sparkfun
This one is sewable, and seemed to be a favorite of many practitioners.
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step down
To step down the power supply voltage. We bought this at the local electronics shop Segor
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Lipo Battery
Characteristics: 3.7V, 320mAh, rechargeable
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Litze LiFY 1 x 0.05 mm² black wire
Characteristics: very thin and flexible copper wire. multi core.
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