Creative Materials’ Conductive Inks/Coatings are stretchable and breathable.

Press Release Summary:

Creative Materials’ Conductive Inks/Coatings are offered in 127-48 (silver), 127-48E (silver/silver chloride) and 127-48LR (carbon) variants. These inks can withstand minimum of 50 machine wash and heated dryer cycles. These series coatings can be printed onto synthetic fabrics such as polyester, spandex and nylon. Coatings/Inks are suitable for electrodes, biosensors, heart rate monitoring, pressure sensors and conductive wire replacement applications.

Original Press Release:

Creative Materials Introduces Washable Conductive Inks and Coatings for Wearable Printed Electronics

Creative Materials introduces our new 127-48 series of conductive Inks and coatings that are designed for manufacturing printed electronic circuits on washable textiles. These products have proven to be among the best performing products of their kind in the industry and are able to withstand a minimum of 50 machine wash and heated dryer cycles. Available in several variations, 127-48 inks offer new possibilities for smart textiles, as well as the facility for use in many wearable printed electronics applications: 127-48 is a highly conductive silver ink/coating; 127-48E is a medical silver/silver chloride version; and127-48LR is a carbon ink/coating.

The 127-48 series inks are stretchable and breathable and are designed for direct printing onto synthetic fabrics, including polyester, spandex and nylon, with no need for dielectric encapsulation to ensure wash durability. These products are very flexible, resistant to creasing and have excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates. Application methods include screen-printing, syringe dispensing, dip coating or roll coating methods. Applications include wearable electrodes, biosensors, heart rate monitoring, pressure sensors and conductive wire replacement.

Creative Materials designs, develops, and custom manufactures specialty electronic inks and adhesives. The company holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. All products are manufactured in the USA.

Please contact us at 1-800-560-5667 to speak with one of our application specialists or email us at

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