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Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat)

SKU: ADA1361

$5.77 AUD, inc GST
$5.25 AUD, exc GST

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Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat)
5.77 AUD

SKU: ADA1361

$5.77 AUD, inc GST
$5.25 AUD, exc GST
1 reviews 0 5 5
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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. Adafruit 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.

Pressure-Sensitive Conductive Sheet (Velostat/Linqstat) (7:44)

Technical Details

  • Dimensions: 11" x 11" (280mm x 280mm)
  • 4 mil / 0.1mm thick
  • Weight: 18.66g
  • Temperature Limits : -45°C to 65°C (-50°F to 150°F)
  • Heat Sealable : Yes
  • Volume Resistivity : <500 ohm-cm
  • Surface Resistivity : < 31,000 ohms/sq.cm

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  1. Review by peter verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    this stuff is cheap and really effective for making pressure and stress sensors or switches, sandwiched in between copper tape. Achieved 100 % reliability with it (though it was not tested 1000000 times!) This means you can make these types of sensors a fraction of the commercial cost <$1 compared to $20 for a commercial one. (Posted on 31/05/2017)

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