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Creative Materials Introduces the128-09 Series of Pressure Variable Resistor inks. There are three products in this series: (HP) High Pressure, (MP) Medium Pressure, and (LP) Low Pressure. These products can be blended to match the requirement of a specific application. he 128-09 series offers the unique characteristics of electrical conductivity that decreases in resistance as pressure is increased. These inks have extremely fast response times, both with pressurization and relaxation, high bandwidth, and a strong pressure response. 128-09 series inks are able to create pressure-sensing elements which have a repeatable linear temperature response, distinguishable load measurement, low drift, and minimal hysteresis for more than 500,000 cycles.
The 128-09 series have excellent resistance to flexing and creasing and superior adhesion to high-energy surfaces including polyimide, polyester, glass and many other substrates. Typical applications for these products include pressure transducers and pressure sensitive membrane switches.
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.
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