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Stainless Medium Conductive Thread
- 3 ply - 18 meter/60 ft
PRODUCT ID: 641
After months of searching, we finally have what we consider to be the ultimate
conductive thread. It's thin, strong, smooth, and made completely of 316L stainless
steel. Once you start working with this thread you'll quickly agree its optimal for any
wearables work! This thread is 3 ply, thicker than every day polyester or cotton

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thread but still thin enough to be sewn by hand in medium-eye needles. This may be
sew-able by a sewing...
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$6.95
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Stainless Thin Conductive Thread - 2
ply - 23 meter/76 ft
PRODUCT ID: 640
After months of searching, we finally have what we consider to be the ultimate
conductive thread. It's thin, strong, smooth, and made completely of 316L stainless
steel. Once you start working with this thread you'll quickly agree its optimal for any
wearables work! This thread is 2 ply, a little thicker than every day polyester or
cotton thread but still thin enough to be sewn by hand in medium-eye needles or
with a sewing machine that...
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$5.95
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Conductive Rubber Cord Stretch
Sensor + extras!
PRODUCT ID: 519
Measuring stretch forces isn't easy - unless you have some conductive rubber cord!
This cord is 2mm diameter, and 1 meter long, made of carbon-black impregnated
rubber. Usually this material is used for EMF gasketing, but its also very fun to play
with. In a 'relaxed' state, the resistance is about 350 ohms per inch. As you pull on it,
the resistance increases (the particles get further apart). As you stretch it out, the
resistance increases. So...
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$9.95
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Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet
(Velostat/Linqstat)
PRODUCT ID: 1361
This conductive material (also known as "Velostat" or "Linqstat") is a nice addition for
your wearable/sensor hacking toolkit. It's pressure-sensitive: squeezing it will
reduce the resistance, so it's handy for making flexible sensors. And it's a lot less
expensive than off-the-shelf pressure or bend sensors too! Each order comes with a
11"x11" (28cm x 28cm) 4mil (0.1mm) thick piece. We may fold the...
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$3.95
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Woven Conductive Fabric - Silver
20cm square
PRODUCT ID: 1168
This woven conductive fabric is silver-plated nylon. Use small pieces for soft
switches, plush keypads, capacitive touch sensors, and other textile interfaces. This
highly conductive fabric has a resistance of less than 1 ohm per foot in any direction
across the textile. Great for use with FLORA. Sold as a 20cm x 20cm piece (minimum
dimension) Iron on medium if necessary, steam ok. Dry cleaning recommended.
Discoloration can occur over time....
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$4.95
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Stainless Thin Conductive Yarn /
Thick Conductive Thread - 30 ft
PRODUCT ID: 603
This 316L stainless steel thread falls somewhere between a thick thread and a thin
yarn. Most sewing machines wouldn't be happy with this thread since its thick, and it
has the 'furry' soft feel of yarn which makes it poor for most e-textiles/wearables
projects. However, the high conductivity and softness make it a great thread for
making iPhone gloves! Sew a couple inches into the pad of your gloves to keep your
hands toasty while...
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$4.50
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3M Z-Axis Conductive Tape 9703 -
2"x6" (50mm x 150mm) Strip
PRODUCT ID: 1656
When Bunnie showed up at Adafruit with the prototype for his Chibitronics Circuit
Stickers we were all like "How on earth does that work?" and he was all like "Z-Axis
tape - Its amazing!" And we agreed, so we decided to get some in our Materials
section since its so cool. Z-axis tape is made by 3M, and is used to bond two
conductive surfaces together and allow a small (we'd say keep it under 100mA)
current to flow through...
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IN STOCK Flex PCB Material . ADD TO CART $8.AC 352500EY PRODUCT ID: 1894 Finally..6" by 6" Square . its a sheet of flex PCB material! This is the stuff used to make flexible circuits. the conductive material you've known you wanted but never knew you could have. etch it with ferric chloride (or other PCB etching systems) or cut with scissors.Pyralux .95 IN STOCK 6 . You can treat it just like 1 oz copper clad. but raw and unetched. It may even be possible to laser or CNC engrave (we haven't tried it ourselves but we'd love to hear about it if you..

50 7 . Great for use with FLORA.95 IN STOCK PRODUCT ID: 1324 Conductive hook & loop tape is just like the stuff you've seen on jackets. ADD TO CART $7. Conductive Hook & Loop Tape - 3" long. but its great for wearable applications as well. and bags. ADD TO CART $9.. Originally this was designed to the manufacture of static-safe clothing..Silver 20cm square PRODUCT ID: 1167 This knit conductive fabric is 100% silver and super luxe! Use small pieces on the tips of gloves or in any soft circuit situation where you need a bit of stretch.. shoes. clothes. as well as soft "squeeze" switches. It can be used to make soft keypads and capacitive touch sensors. For example an on-off switch or sensor. Each order ships with three inches of BOTH halves. This highly conductive fabric has a resistance of less than 1 ohm per foot in any direction across the textile..Knit Conductive Fabric . but is coated with silver to make it fully conductive. its easily sewn or cut. Sold as a 20cm x 20cm piece (minimum.

smooth. Because it is strong and flexible. It plays nice with our stainless conductive thread and is very flexible. The easiest way to attach this ribbon is to either slip it through a casing. and made completely of 316L stainless steel. zig-zag stitch over it to tack it down. just like textile ribbon..IN STOCK Stainless Steel Conductive Ribbon - 5mm wide 1 meter long PRODUCT ID: 1244 This woven conductive ribbon is great for powering lots of LEDs in a wearable project.95 61 IN STOCK 8 . It's thin. ADD TO CART $24. strong. its ideal for any.. or better yet.

This conductive fabric has different resistance in each direction: 46 ohms per foot across the rows (stretchier direction) and 460 ohms per foot across the columns. and other textile interfaces. perfect for ironing onto wearables with double sided interfacing. ADD TO CART $9. plush keypads.20cm square PRODUCT ID: 1364 This knit jersey conductive fabric is 63% cotton. Use small pieces for soft switches.Knit Jersey Conductive Fabric . 35% silver yarn and 2% spandex. It's very soft and matte..95 61 IN STOCK 9 .. capacitive touch sensors.

.Conductive thread ribbon cable - White .. flexible fabric ribbon cable contains four channels of conductive thread. flexible fabric ribbon cable contains four channels of conductive thread. [304.. Use it to connect your conductive fabric gamepad to your microcontroller or computer! Features: Low resistance: ~16 Ω / ft.1 yard PRODUCT ID: 1424 This lightweight. Use it to connect your conductive fabric gamepad to your microcontroller or computer! Features: Low resistance: ~16 Ω / ft.25 10 . perfect for wiring up wearables where flexibility is key.25 2 IN STOCK Conductive thread ribbon cable - Black . [304.. ADD TO CART $5.80 mm]4 Conductor connectionsPower and data applicationsLight-weightSewableWashable and dryableStitchable over apparel construction seamsFoldable onto itself.1 yard PRODUCT ID: 1139 This lightweight. perfect for wiring up wearables where flexibility is key.80 mm] 4 Conductor connections Power and data applications Light-weight Sewable Washable and dryable Stitchable over apparel construction seams Foldable onto itself. ADD TO CART $5.

ADD TO CART $29.. its ideal for any.95 25 IN STOCK 11 . just like textile ribbon. or better yet. It's thin. The easiest way to attach this ribbon is to either slip it through a casing. zig-zag stitch over it to tack it down. and made completely of 316L stainless steel.. Because it is strong and flexible. strong. It plays nice with our stainless conductive thread and is very flexible.IN STOCK Stainless Steel Conductive Ribbon - 17mm wide 1 meter long PRODUCT ID: 1243 This woven conductive ribbon is great for powering lots of LEDs in a wearable project. smooth.

10 grams PRODUCT ID: 1088 This conductive fiber is super interesting! It's great for felting and could also be spun into yarn if that's your thing.Stainless Steel 20um .2g of the stuff to make a felt touch button suitable for use with the MaKey MaKey or capacitive touch sensing circuit. Use about 0..Conductive Fiber . Make felt controllers or felt buttons. We tested many different fiber thicknesses for needle felting and found that this one (20um fiber thickness) is the most pleasurable to work with. NOTIFY ME $2..95 OUT OF STOCK 12 .

ADD TO CART $6.3V or so. There's no risk of accidental shorts since each wire is sleeved. MORE INFO $5..25 Ω / m 4 Conductor connections Power and data applications Sewable. When the ring slides up and down the ribbon. easy to solder but also quite flexible. perfect for wiring up wearables where flexibility is key... or as a sensor input to your Flora or Gemma.. You can use it to adjust the brightness of an LED. To use as a voltage-output potentiometer.Soft Potentiometer Kit from Plug&Wear PRODUCT ID: 2273 This soft potentiometer is an interesting way to add an adjustable resistor / slide potentiometer to your wearable. This ribbon has 4 x 28AWG stranded-core wires.1 yard PRODUCT ID: 1373 This lightweight. and you can also pass a fair bit of current Features: Ultra-low resistance: ~0.95 13 . the resistance from the end of the ribbon to ring will vary from ~100 ohms to about 8Kohm.95 IN STOCK Fabric Ribbon 4-Channel Wire . connect one end to ground and the other end to 3. flexible fabric ribbon channel contains four individual wires..

and. unlike current non-planar touch solutions [2.11]. tin foil. and shelf liner) and senses single-touch input on curved and deformable surfaces. it is better adapted for the rapid exploration and iteration in the early design stage. TactileTape is low-cost.DISCONTINUED TactileTape: Low-cost touch sensing on curved surfaces TactileTape is a one-dimensional touch sensor that looks and behaves like regular tape. It is used as a roll of touch sensitive material from which designers cut pieces to quickly add touch sensitive strips to physical prototypes. 14 . It can be constructed from everyday materials (a pencil.7. easy to interface.

And it's a lot less expensive than off-the-shelf pressure or bend sensors too! Each order comes with a 11"x11" (28cm x 28cm) 4mil (0. so it's handy for making flexible sensors.95 15 IN STOCK DESCRIPTION This conductive material (also known as "Velostat" or "Linqstat") is a nice addition for your wearable/sensor hacking toolkit. simply lay flat on a table and put a heavy book on top to flatten it out.1mm) thick piece. 15 . We may fold the sheet into quarters to ship it to you. It's pressure-sensitive: squeezing it will reduce the resistance. To remove any hard creases.Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat) PRODUCT ID: 1361 $3.

Dry cleaning recommended. Discoloration can occur over time.95 IN STOCK DESCRIPTION This woven conductive fabric is silver-plated nylon. plush keypads. Great for use with FLORA. This highly conductive fabric has a resistance of less than 1 ohm per foot in any direction across the textile. steam ok. 16 . Sold as a 20cm x 20cm piece (minimum dimension) Iron on medium if necessary.Woven Conductive Fabric . and other textile interfaces.Silver 20cm square PRODUCT ID: 1168 $4. capacitive touch sensors. Use small pieces for soft switches.

sheets of industrial aluminum foil (0. The black plastic sensor film is an ultra-durable material that changes its electrical resistance when force is applied to it.003 in. 17 . After many years of marketing and manufacturing custom-shaped and calibrated sensor films. The kit comes with the following components: • one 4 inch x 6 inch sheet of smart polymer sensor film (0. one thing stands out about this technology: how easily and quickly a custom size and shape sensor can be put together.010 inch thick) • two 4 in. x 6 in. Sensor Film Kit The Sensor Film Kit consists of a smart plastic film that can be cut to any shape to make force-sensitive switches and sensors. The Sensor Film Kit contains everything needed to be able to quickly and easily make custom-shaped force-sensitive sensors and switches for Arduino based projects. sheets of clear adhesive-backed polyester film with release liner for holding the sensors together • Two alligator clips to hook up a sensor to an Arduino or other micro controller with an A/D input. thick) for electrodes • two 4 in. The Sensor Film Kit has been put together for Makers and all others that are commonly using Arduino and other microcontrollers in their projects and hobbies as an affordable kit with the materials and instructions enabling people to create their own force sensors and switches and experience just how easily it can be done. x 6 in.

• Measurement Resistor • Instructions and tips for sensor assembly • Arduino code and connection diagrams for a variety of examples (including those shown below) How to Make a Sensor with the Sensor Film Kit The assembly of a sensor is quite simple and involves four easy steps: 18 .

those materials get thinner when force is applied to them. The technology in use with the Sensor Film Kit relies on small changes in the nano-scale surface roughness of the polymer film when force is applied. Conversely.How Does the Sensor Film Work? The polymer film of the Sensor Film Kit differs from all other force sensing film technologies by the physics of how it obtains force measurements. Other force sensing film technologies use rubber-like polymers or inks that change their electrical resistance due to compressive deformation of the material - i. In order to provide measurements. the sensor polymer contained in the Sensor Film Kit has the highest impact and wear resistance of any thermoplastic (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene) such that even when very high forces are applied. there is negligible compressive deformation of the polymer film.e. Because these changes are at the nano- scale. 19 . the material must be soft enough to deform. they multiply by orders of magnitude for a nominal sized film sensor. This causes relatively poor long-term durability. causing dramatic changes in the electrical resistance that are easy to measure with an Arduino or other microcontroller or any data acquisition system.

In order to most easily get measurements from the Sensor Film Kit. being able to take extreme overload forces up to and typically beyond the polymer sensor film’s mechanical yield strength of 2. 20 . the amount of current that flows through the sensor indicates the force applied to it. the Arduino's regulated 5V supply is fed through the sensor and a fixed-value measurement resistor to ground. The plot below shows the Conductance of the sensor film from 0 to 4000 pounds of force. the conductance of the sensor can be plotted against force. Measurement Range Sensors from the Sensor Film Kit are able to detect minimal forces of a few ounces all the way up to maximum forces of a few thousand pounds without changing the measurement resistor when using the constant-voltage method recommended here. can be used to increase the accuracy and sensitivity of sensor films. Conductance is merely the inverse of resistance. In this constant- voltage configuration. In order to better view the sensor's output graphically. More advanced circuits.000 pounds per square inch of sensor area. it acts as an open circuit. This is measured by reading the voltage across the fixed-value measurement resistor with one of the Arduino's analog input pins. such as an op-amp current-to-voltage converter or constant current circuits. the zero point (voltage output at no force) rarely changes due to the fact that when no force is applied to the sensor. showing how wide the sensor film's range of measurement can be. not allowing any electrical current to flow. Even when overloaded severely. Sensors made using the Sensor Film Kit are quite durable.

com/how-it-works 21 .http://www.sensorfilmkit.

the middle pin floats. The middle pin resistance with respect to either of the outer pins changes depending on where on the strip one presses. such as 100K ohm. Connect the other side pin to your Vcc power line (3V. so be sure to use some sort of weak pullup. To use Connect one side pin to ground via a 10K resistor in series. 22 . There is a nominal 10K resistance across the two outer leads. When no pressure is applied. 5V etc) via a different 10K resistor in series.Linear SoftPot (Ribbon Sensor) - 100mm PRODUCT ID: 178 $7. these are nice little ribbon controllers (also known as 'soft potentiometers') with an adhesive backing.95 IN STOCK DESCRIPTION Manufactured by Spectra Symbol.

06oz www.023in • Weight: 1. Do not connect to Ground and Power directly! Datasheet.Then read the analog voltage on the center pin. It will range from 1/3 Vcc to 2/3 Vcc .54in • Width: 20. and more information at the manufacturer's website! TECHNICAL DETAILS Dimensions: • Length: 140.68g/0.adafruit. diagrams & schematics.81in • Thickness: 0.58mm/0.com/products/178 23 .6mm/5.50mm/0.

(So you can also cut up one of these black plastic bags if you have one at hand. but LessEMF is a convenient option for both. To see what we use this technology for visit: 24 .. carbon based plastic. Also called anti-static. There are other places that sell conductive fabrics and Velostat. The materials used for the sensor are basically cheap and off-the-shelf. This is an improvement on the Flexible Fabric Touchpad Instructable. using "iron-on" and plastic ex-static instead of the fabric which is less stable in maintaining resistance between the two conductive layers. It mentions two different variations. depending on if you use stretchy or non-stretchy fabric..Conductive Fabric Pressure Sensor Sew together conductive fabric and anti-static plastic to make your own fabric pressure sensor! These step-by-step instructions will show you how to make your own fabric pressure sensor.eeonyx. Velostat is the brand name for the plastic bags in which sensitive electronic components are packaged in. but at the moment EeonTex(TM) conductive textile is only available in a minimum of 100yds.com) instead of the plastic Velostat. especially for shipping within North America. But caution! Not all of them work!) To make the sensor fully fabric one can use EeonTex(TM) conductive textile (www. ex-static.

plusea.kobakant.at Step 2: Stencils Decide on a shape for your pressure sensor. 25 .www.at www. Consider that you will need to create two separate tabs for the two layers of conductive fabric and that these should not touch each other (see pictures).at www.massage-me.

not including the tabs. Conductive fabric: create a 10mm smaller version of the fabric shape that only includes one of the tabs. including both tabs.Fabric: sketch the shape for your sensor onto some paper or cardboard. 2x Conductive fabric If you are working with stretchy fabric and thus stretch conductive fabric or any other kind of conductive fabric that does not already come with fusible attached. Step 3: Ironing-on (Fusing) 26 . you will want to fuse (iron-on) some interfacing to it before you trace ad cut out your shapes. Thrace these stencils to the fabrics and cut out the correct number of times: 2x Fabric. If your shape is not symmetrical you might have to create two stencils for this part. Velostat: create a 5mm smaller version of this shape. 2x Velostat.

Step 4: Sewing 27 . if you are working with stretchy fabric you will want to cut two small pieces of non-stretch or thicker fabric the size of your tabs and fuse these to your tabs so that when you punch the poppers through.Now that you have all of the shapes cut our of the fabrics you ill need. You can fuse (iron-on) the conductive fabric to your fabric pieces (see pictures). the stretchy fabric does not damage when stretched. Also.

so that the conductive fabric faces inwards. Or if you have a sewing machine. Step 5: Poppers 28 . you can also use this. Thread a needle with regular thread and stitch around the edges. towards each other. separated only by the Velostat.Sandwich your piece of Velostat between your two pieces of fabric fused with conductive fabric.

preferable facing the same side. Attach a female popper to one side and a male popper to the other. Step 6: LEDs and vibration motors 29 .Read the instructions on how to use your popper machine.

If you have a constant connection then either you forgot to put the Velostat in between or somewhere your two pieces of conductive fabric are touching. Connect the minus 30 . Otherwise you can just clip on to the poppers. If you happen to be working a lot with poppers and circuits you might like to modify a set of crocodile clips to have poppers on one end.To see how your pressure sensor works we will need to include it in a simple electronic circuit. create the following setup (see pictures and video): Set multimeter to measure resistance (in Ohm). You might have to adjust the range if you don't see anything. To visualize with LED or vibration motor. Of course this depends on the size of your conductive surfaces and how tight the initial pressure from your stitching around the edge is. whereas an LED only works in one direction). should be between 2 K Ohm . Attach the multimeter plus to one side of fabric pressure sensor (doesn't matter which side) and multimeter minus to other side of fabric pressure sensor. create the following setup (see pictures and video): Connect the plus of a 9V battery to one side of the fabric pressure sensor (doesn't matter which side) and connect the other side of the pressure sensor to the plus of an LED or either side of the vibration motor (switching plus minus only affects the direction of the vibration motor.200 Ohm for Shieldit conductive fabric.10 Ohm for stretch conductive fabric and X . To visualize with a multimeter. Apply pressure and watch the resistance value change.

at/DIY/?cat=347 31 . To visualize with microcontroller and computer: For Arduino microcontroller code and Processing visualization code please look here >> http://www.of the LED or the other other side of the vibration motor to the minus of the 9V battery. Apply pressure to the fabric pressure sensor and control the brightness of the LED or the strength of the vibration.kobakant.

non conductive thread .8") Velostat piece .Shaped Analog Sensor Kit This tutorial will show you how to make shaped analog sensors using our Shaped Analog Sensor Kit.8"x7. 32 .8") conductive fabric pieces .a small piece of cardboard Start by cutting the shape you want to make on a piace of cardboard.sewing needle . This kit contains: .8"). The shape must be smaller then 20 x 20 cm (7.8"x7.conductive thread You'll need: .two 20 x 20 cm (7.8"x7. Place the cardbord over the fabric and mark the same shape.one 20 x 20 cm (7.

Repeat the same operation with the other piece of fabric.Cut it out. Then put them metal to metal and pin them together. Cut them so that they are exactly the same shape. 33 .

34 .08") all around the shape.Repeat the same with Velostat. leaving 2 mm (0.

It's now time to make the connections. And when you have finished bring the remaining portion of the conductive thread on the cotton side of the fabric. By sewing connect the metal thread of the fabric to the the conductive thread. 35 .

Cotton must stay on the outside. 36 .Repeat the same with the other piece of fabric. as shown in the picture. Pin the layers all together. Then make a sandwich with fabric on the sides and Velostat in between. so they are firm.

Cut the excess of Velostat. You can also use a sewing machine. 37 .04") all around. Start sewing along the shape with NON conductive thread. It is very important that the two metal sides of the fabric don't touch. leaving 1 mm (0. or the sensor will not work.

If you have an overlock machine you can use it to obtain better edges.This is a finished sensor. Use the portions of conductive thread for connections. 38 .

but also as bend sensors. They can be connected to an Arduino using this tutorial 39 .These sensors work as pressure sensors.

Pros: Cheap. The Velostat sensor can (sort-of) report a relative difference in weight as items are added or removed. Adafruit Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat) Inspired by the tutorial on adafruit. Home-brew Quality 40 . I was able to create a pressure sensor with two pieces of acrylic and some conductive thread. It behaves similarly to a variable resistor. Configurable (in that you can cut sheets to any desired size) Cons: Inaccurate. I also tested some copper tape as an alternative material.Sensor #1: Velostat Velostat Pressure Sensor video | code | purchase The first sensor is the most unique! Velostat is actually a conductive packaging material that many electronic components ship in. Low Profile.

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instructables.com/id/Stickytape-Sensors/ 43 .http://www.

How to Make Bi-Directional Flex Sensors Flex sensors are passive resistive devices that can be used to detect bending or flexing. The sensor we are building is about 3/8" wide by 5" long. You can easily make a sensor wider and longer depending upon your application: Applications Flex sensors may be used in robotics to determine joint movement or placement. For bio-metrics. A few of the sensors can be incorporated onto a glove to make virtual reality glove. They may also be used like whiskers for wall detection. 44 . The flex sensor shown in this article is a bi- directional flex sensor that decreases its resistance in proportion to the amount it is bent in either direction. the sensor can be placed on a moving joint of athletic equipment to provide an electrical indication of movement or placement. The sensors we are making are also pressure sensitive so they can also be used as bumper switches for wall detection or pressure switches on robotic grippers.

the wires will be positioned on opposite corners allowing the base of the sensor to lay flatter.Step 2: Making the Bi-Directional Flex Sensor: (Sandwich the materials) Making the Bi-Directional Flex Sensor: The resistive material is sandwiched between the two copper clad laminates. see figure 6. The copper sides of the laminates are both facing toward the resistive material. To this sandwich we add the acetate strip. 4 and 5. If you soldered the wires on the same side of the laminates. see figures 3. when you assemble the sensor. The purpose of 45 .

The base of the sandwiched materials is shown in figure 8. see figure 7.the acetate strip is to make the sensor more resilient and to spring back after it has been flexed. Step 3: Packing the Sandwich This entire sandwich is inserted into the heat shrink tubing. 46 . just before it is inserted completely into the heat shrink tubing.

usually around twenty-four hours. At each end of the heat shrink tubing place a small amount of clear silicon sealer. Allow the sealer to dry according to its directions. Step 5: Testing the Bi-Directional Flex Sensor: 47 .Step 4: Sealing the Sensor You are almost finished. see figure 9.

The sensor we built had a nominal resistance of approximately 20K ohms. see figure 12. As the sensor is bent in one direction Figure 12the resistance decrease in proportion to the bend to approximately 2k.Testing the Bi-Directional Flex Sensor: Set a VOM meter to read ohms. see figure 10. The resistive material may also be modified to obtain different resistances and characteristics. Bending the sensor in the opposite direction also decreases the resistance in proportion to the bend to 2K ohm. So pressing down on the sensor will also decrease it resistance. The sensor is also pressure and force sensitive. The basic sensor can be modified in size and shape to fit custom applications. see figure 11. Images will supply the following materials to get you started. Most materials are easily obtained from electronic sources. 48 .

49 . The code is the Analog Read Serial code from the Arduino Examples.Pressure Sensor Experiments For alle the pressure sensors I used the same set-up and code.

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because there are only values for on/off. as you can see the difference between press and release. It works well. Also there is no haptic response when you press the sensor with your finger.Pressure Sensor 1 Our First Pressure Sensor is made out of two layers of conductive fabric with one layer Velostat in between. But this can be an advantage for attaching it to a dress or suit. but therefore it works more like a button. 51 . you can't feel any difference while pressing it. so it is not possible to detect with how much force you press it. as it doesn't add much volume to it. no range between.

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just added two layers of foam outside of the conductive fabric. 53 . to have achieve the feeling of actually pressing something. The results are similar to the ones of the first sensor.Pressure Sensor 2 The principle is the same as in the first sensor.

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