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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    Since 2020, Hannah is guest professor of the Spiel&&Objekt Master's program at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin

    From 2013-2015 Mika was a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley

    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab

    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
    Conductive Materials

    Elastic Conductive Thread

    We very kindly received samples of this elastic conductive thread made with Statex conductive thread from Filix in France.

    We have not had time to use/test them for anything yet, but will post about it here as soon as we do.

    SC 4194 ECRU NF CC LY800 DC SS35µ+Cu40-PA2/78/68
    Core : LYCRA 800 DTEX
    Cover down : Nylon 2 x 78 Dtex (MNT1/0078/68 Z-J)
    Cover up : Stainless Steel 35 micron 316L + Copper 41 micron

    DA 5363 ECRU NF TP LY165 DC CU 50µ – PA FT1/78/68
    Core : LYCRA 165 DTEX
    Cover down : Nylon FT 1/78/68/S KNITTEST
    Cover up : Copper 50 micron (50µ) Tinned

    DA 5296 ECRU NF TP LY156 DC SS35µ – PA FT1/100/68
    Core : LYCRA 156 DTEX
    Cover down : Nylon TASLAN 1/100/68 DTEX ECRU
    Cover up : Stainless Steel 35 micron 316L

    Elastic conductive thread

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