HOW TO – Make and use conductive glue and thread

HOW TO – Make and use conductive glue and thread

Instructable on how to make your own conductive fabrics, thread, glue, and tape, and then use them to make potentiometers, resistors, switches, LED displays and circuits.

Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. – Link


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4 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make and use conductive glue and thread

  1. Andy O'Malley says:

    This reminds me of that one fellow who built a circuit using flat taco wrapper in place of a circuit, although I don’t recall him using its flexible properties.

    It was a uC based timing circuit, and for some reason ran faster on the taco than on the circuit board.

    But this… This you can wear.

  2. anonymous says:

    If you wore this in your clothes, you’d have a hard time getting through airport security.

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