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Investigation of Electrical Stability of Nonwovens with Conductive Circuits Using Printed Conductive Inks

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In this work, we study the stability of a class of materials obtained by printing a textile with conductive inks using a method called screen printing. Under the action of a certain external factors, the printed circuit suffers deterioration and the conductivity decreases considerably. In this work, we propose to model the overall damage of the textile sheet in terms of the partial damages of the conductive lines. We also apply this approach to evaluate the damage of a system being made of transmission lines printed into nonwoven substrates using different conductive inks.

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Maarouf, A. , Chahid, M. and Ouarch, M. (2015) Investigation of Electrical Stability of Nonwovens with Conductive Circuits Using Printed Conductive Inks. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 1, 85-92. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2015.12009.

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