Conductive Thread - 60g (Stainless Steel) [SF-DEV-11791]

Conductive Thread - 60g (Stainless Steel)

Conductive Thread - 60g (Stainless Steel) [SF-DEV-11791]

Price: $87.48
Fastest delivery: Tuesday, 23rd August
Order before 2pm Thursday, 11th August
Available with a lead time
(81 units can dispatch between Aug 22 to Aug 25)
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Description

This is about 360 yards of conductive thread spun from stainless steel fiber and wound on a spool. You can use it as a creative way to connect various electronics onto clothing projects. This large spool is a great way to get into wearable electronics without a large upfront cost and a large enough quantity to not be afraid of making a few mistakes.

What sets this thread apart from the other conductive thread that we carry is the fact that it’s actually spun from stainless steel fibers (as opposed to plated silver) and doesn’t have a Nylon core. This means that while it may not be easy to solder to, because it’s stainless, it also won’t burn up when you touch it with a soldering iron. Also, it’s somewhat ‘hairy’ and can be slightly more difficult to work with in close, fine conditions than the other thread. Our resident E-Textiles expert suggests waxing the thread for hand sewing, as this should take care of any ‘hairy thread’ issues. Since waxing is impractical in machine sewing applications, avoid sewing close connections by machine as the ‘hairs’ could potentially short across small distances.

Features:

  • Made from Stainless Steel Fibers
  • Resistance: 28 Ohms/ft

Replaces:DEV-8544 & DEV-8549

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If you order more than 0 units your estimated delivery is: Monday, 22nd August — Friday, 9th September.
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