Applications of Electro-active Smart-Fabrics

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Applications of
Electro
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active
Smart
-
Fabrics


Dr. Jamshid Avloni

Eeonyx Corporation


Smart Fabrics 2013


San Francisco, CA


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Presentation
Outline



Eeonyx Technology Overview


Market Offerings


Resistive heating fabrics


Mapping and sensing fabrics


Smart fabrics for electronics


Composites


Summary

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Product Offerings,
Materials, and Methods


Eeonyx treats woven and non
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woven fabrics and
other fibrous substrates


Technology leverages capabilities of inherently
conductive polymers and nano
-
particles


Treatment methods include:


in
-
situ
deposition


dip
-
layer deposition


padding


spraying


screen printing

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Structure & Properties
of EeonTex™ Fabrics



Complete, uniform fiber coating


Tunable surface resistivity
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1 to 10
9

ohm/square


Uniform surface resistance


Any Fabric type can be treated


Mechanical properties


Treatments are customized to customer needs


electrical resistance, flame
-
resistance, porosity,
thickness, water repellency, and other desired properties


Graded or patterned coatings


Insoluble in water


Good long term stability


Resistive Heating
Fabrics

1st, 2nd & 3rd Eeontex™

Generation Technologies


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Infrared Image


Fabric Heater





Fabric Types



aramid



glass



polyester



quartz



thermally stable



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Heating Fabrics
Advantages/Capabilities






Uniform surface heating



Porous & strong



Ease of use


drapable, safe, soft, and pliable



Lightweight



Durable to abrasion & flexing



Operating temperatures (
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30ºC to +260ºC)



Bio
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degradable



Cost efficient


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Smart

Fabric Heater



works

on

demand

-

heating

is

activated

under

pressure


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Fabric Heater

Market

Applications




Aerospace



Consumer



Construction



Medical Devices



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Bending, Compression,
Impact, & Strain



Piezo
-
resistive
Fabrics:

Mapping & Sensing

1st, 2nd & 3rd Eeontex™

Generation Technologies

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Advantages of

Piezo
-
resistive Fabric






Comfort



Soft, thin, light, & flexible



Scan sensor @ 400 Hz



Scalable & cost effective



Permeable


air, heat, & moisture



Customizable mapping & sensing fabrics


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Applications of

Piezo
-
resistive Fabrics





Automotive


impact


seats


tire pressure


Consumer


games & musical instruments


interactive toys


Healthcare/Robotics & bionics


beds


wheelchairs


rehabilitation


touch and gesture


Sports


custom shoe design


helmets design


training : biking, running









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Dynamic Pressure
Mapping


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www.pressuremapping.com/


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Smart Fabrics for
Pressure Sensing















Patent Pending



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EEG & ECG Gel Sensors


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Advantages of

Fabric
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Gel Electrodes















Patent Pending






Low electrical impedance



No wet residue on the skin, not sticky



Conductive 3
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D fabric reinforcement support



No scalp preparation required

EMI suppression, ESD,
Gloves for touch screens


Smart Fabrics for
Electronics

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Smart Fabrics in
Electronics

Artificial Horizon

Direction Finding Low
Radar Cross Section
Antenna Systems



Collapsible Impulse
Radiating Antenna
(CIRA)


Antenna, ESD, Repair,
Safety, & Stealth


Smart Fabrics in
Composites

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Smart Fabrics
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Composites Applications




Radar absorbing materials and structures


Resistive fabric heaters for composite repair
and deicing


Printed fabric antennas imbedded into
composites


ESD composites for clean room and electronics


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Thank you!




the best way to predict the future is to create it




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