New conductive narrow fabric introduced 

November 14th, 2022

Photo: Janet Preus Burlan Manufacturing exhibited its conductive narrow fabric at IFAI Expo in Charlotte this fall. The narrow fabric is the newest in its line of conductive fabrics, which provide conductivity woven into the structure of the fabric, so it will not wear off or wash off over time. Because of its size and […]

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Inkjet printing of e-textiles shows promise

November 22nd, 2021

The number of print passes and drop spacing impacts the nature of the coverage when using an inkjet printing process to create e-textiles. Photo: NC State University.  E-textiles were a prominent topic at IFAI Expo’s Advanced Textiles Conference in Nashville, and as they slowly but surely move into a more mainstream position in the world […]

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Inkjet printing could be a new strategy for making e-textiles

June 28th, 2021

In a new study, North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers demonstrated they could print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric to make an e-textile that could be used in the design of future wearable devices.  Sources at the university report that since the printing method can be completed at room temperature and […]

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