Electric Craft Material Samples Folder (2013)

A folder containing small bits of a variety of conductive materials ranging from highly conductive to highly resistive, as well as piezoresistive.

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This electric craft material samples folder is intended to give a rough overview of different kinds of conductive materials.

The folder includes the following materials:

FABRIC and FIBER

MedTex P-130
silver plated nylon, stretchy,
very conductive
by Statex

Bremen
silver plated polyamide fabric, parachute silk with silver, highly conductive
by Statex

Kassel
corrosion proof copper-silver plated polyamide ripstop fabric, highly conductive
by Statex

Silverell
silver/nylon and rayon stretch fabric, conductive
from LessEMF

Soft&Safe
bamboo and silver, conductive
from LessEMF

Eeontex non-woven
resistive, piezoresistive
by Eeonyx

Eeontex stretch
resistive, piezoresistive, stretch sensitive
by Eeonyx

Bekinox W12/18
wool fiber mixed with stainless steel fiber, conductivity depenant on density, feltable
from Bekaert

THREAD and YARN

High Flex 3981 Silver
very conductive, solderable
by Karl-Grimm

High Flex 4355 Kupfer
very conductive, solderable
by Karl-Grimm

Elitex 235/34 PA/Ag
silver plated polyamid, conductive
by Imbut

235/34 4ply
silver plated nylon, conductive,
not solderable
by Statex

117/17 2ply
silver plated nylon, conductive,
not solderable
by Statex

VN 12.1.2.100Z
stainless steel, ferrous, conductive
by Bekinox

Nm10/3 Resistive Yarn
stainless steel and polyester blend,
resistive, piezoresistive, stretch sensitive
from Plug and Wear

Resistive Thread
silver plated nylon, high resistance
resistive increases with distance
from LessEMF

PLASTIC, TAPE and PAINT

Resistive Rubber
carbon infused, high resistance, piezoresistive, stretch sensitive
from Amazon

Velostat
carbon infused plastic, high resistance, piezoresistive
by 3M

Copper Tape
highly conductive, sticky backing, solderable
from Amazon

Aluminium Tape
highly conductive, sticky backing, not solderable
from Amazon

WB-101 Silver Paint
water based conductive ink, conductive
from Conductive Compounds

Copper Paint
copper particles suspended in water
based medium
from LessEMF

Bare Conductive Paint
carbon based, high resistance
by Bare Conductive

Carbon Paper
high resistance
from Pasco

Pencil Graphite
high resistance

LINKS

Documentation and Tutorials:
A Kit-of-No-Parts >> www.kit-of-no-parts.at
How To Get What You Want >> www.howtogetwhatyouwant.at

Manufacturers:
Bare Conducrtive (UK) >> www.bareconductive.com
Bekaert (Belgium) >> www.bekaert.com
Conductive Compounds (USA) >> www.conductivecompounds.com
Eeonyx (USA) >> www.eeonyx.com
Imbut (Germany) >> www.imbut.de
Karl-Grimm (Germany) www.karl-grimm.com
Statex (Germany) >> www.shieldextrading.net
3M (International) >> www.3m.com

Distributors:
Amazon (International) >> www.amazon.com
Ebay (International) >> www.ebay.com
Inventables (USA) >> www.inventables.com
LessEMF (USA) >> www.lessemf.com/fabric
Mindsets (UK) >> www.mindsetsonline.co.uk
No DNA (Germany) >> www.nodna.de
Pasco (USA) >> www.pasco.com
Physical Computing (Austria) >> www.physicalcomputing.at
Plug and Wear (Italy) >> www.plugandwear.com
Sparkfun (USA) >> www.sparkfun.com
Tinkersoup (Germany) >> www.tinkersoup.de