Researchers work to produce stretchable electronics with a sewing machine

06/10/2014 | Computerworld

Researchers at Purdue University have stitched wires into a sheet of polyethylene terephthalate by using a standard sewing machine. A water-soluble thread is employed in stitching in the wiring, and the sheet is then covered with an elastomer material before the thread is dissolved. The development could be used to create stretchable electronics, the researchers said.

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