Conductive coatings for textiles

Wang, L, Wang, X and Lin, L 2010, 'Conductive coatings for textiles' in Smith, W. C. B. (ed.) Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates, Woodhead Publishing, UK, pp. 155-188.


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Title Conductive coatings for textiles
Author(s) Wang, L
Wang, X
Lin, L
Year 2010
Title of book Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates
Publisher Woodhead Publishing
Place of publication UK
Editor(s) Smith, W. C. B.
Start page 155
End page 188
Subjects Textile Technology
Summary Having electrical conductivity is often a prerequisite for many smart and intelligent textiles. Conventional textiles are non-conductive materials. One of the approaches to make a textile item electrically conductive is conductive coating. This chapter introduces some practical methods to impart conductivity to textiles, including metal coating and conducting polymer coating. It highlights the principles, coating methods, performance and applications of textile materials coated with conducting polymers such as polypyrrole.
Copyright notice © Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2010
Keyword(s) conductive coating
electronic textiles
conducting polymers
polypyrrole
surface resistivity
ISBN 9781845693794
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