Tex Heat™

Tex Heat™

Flexible Heating Element

Laird has developed and tested the ability to use our selectively plated conductive fabric as an effective heating element in smart garments and medical devices with even heating across the surface. The selective pattern fabrics offer high flexibility and durability for comfort on wearable devices and a cost efficient manufacturing method with reel to reel plated rolls in continuous high volume production.

Features and Benefits

  • Flexible
  • Lightweight
  • Durable to abrasion, folds, or bending
  • Even heat distribution
  • Efficient reel to reel plating process for cost effective solution


Automated PackagingAutomated Pad PlacementCustom AutomationCustom Product DevelopmentPrototypingServiceTesting


Technical Specification

Typical PropertiesColorBlack
Max temperature short term (C)210
Metal Adhesion>4 Grade
Operating Temperature Max (Celsius)210
Operating Temperature Min (Celsius)-40
Trace MaterialCopper
Electrical PropertiesTrace Resistance (Ohm/mm width)0.200
DimensionsThickness Tolerance (%)10
Trace Width - Minimum (mm)2.00
ROHS CompliantYes
OptionsProtective Plating OptionNickel


Last Updated: 22/04/21


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