May 9, 2013 AT 6:22 pm

NEW PRODUCT – Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat)

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NEW PRODUCT – Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat) – 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 12″x12″ (30cm x 30cm) 8mil (0.2mm) thick piece. We may fold the sheet into quarters to ship it to you. To remove any hard creases, simply lay flat on a table and put a heavy book on top to flatten it out.

This presentation from Hannah Perner-Wilson (plusea) has a lot of great ideas for how to use this material.

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Technical Details:

  • Dimensions: 12″ x 12″ (300mm x 300mm)
  • 8 mil / 0.2mm thick
  • Weight: 18.66g
  • Temperature Limits : -45°C to 65°C (-50°F to 150°F)
  • Heat Sealable : Yes
  • Volume Resistivity :
  • Surface Resistivity :

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