This is a conductive knit fabric for use in e-textiles. It is silver-plated nylon that is stretchy in one direction. It is highly conductive with a surface resistivity of < 5 ohm/sq. This is a great add-on to any LilyPad project. Medtex 180 Ag Nylon single directional stretch.
If you aren't sure what to do with conductive fabrics, check out some of these Instructables.
- It's conductive!
- Easily sew electronic features into your next project.
- Great for use with the LilyPad or our Electro-Fashion range.
Dimensions:12 x 13" (304.8 x 330.2 mm)
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Hi Nickie, The resistance of the fabric doesn’t alter much, we measured around a 10% difference from when the material was stretched to when it was under no strain. The surface resistance on average is <5Ohms/sq.
We currently are unable to obtain the conductive fabric in a larger size. However you would be able to connect two pieces together, as long as they were tightly held together the fabric would conduct. You could use normal thread, conductive thread or even conductive Velcro to secure the pieces together.
The conductive fabric can be used to connect components together, however you would need to connect the components to the conductive fabric using the conductive thread.
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