Conductive Thread Comparisons v.1


Use a multimeter to test a variety of conductive thread and conductive fabric for continuity and resistance. Silverell, Spun Stainless Steel, Urbanstein, Copper Tape, LessEMF Taffeta, and Bekaert Stainless Steel products are tested for use in wearable computing prototypes.

Lady Ada Tutorial on Continuity on Adafruit’s Website
Lady Ada Tutorial on Resistance on Adafruit’s Website

PDF of these conductive thread test results and manufacture links

Selecting the correct thread for your wearable computing, fashion tech and eTextile projects is easy if you know the resistance.