Tex Switch™

Tex Switch™

Flexible Capacitive Sensor

Flexible pressure sensor for use as pressure switch based on Laird’s selectively plated conductive fabric. Due to the use of a flexible and durable conductive fabric, Tex Switch is ideal for smart floor mats or passenger seats as occupancy sensors.

Features and Benefits

  • Fabric based for textile compatibility
  • Flexible
  • Lightweight
  • Durable to abrasion, folds, or bending


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Last Updated: 22/04/21

Technical Specification

Typical PropertiesColorSilver
Max temperature short term (C)125
Metal Adhesion>4 Grade
Operating Temperature Max (Celsius)125
Operating Temperature Min (Celsius)-40
Trace MaterialCopper
Electrical PropertiesTrace Resistance (Ohm/mm width)0.200
DimensionsTrace Width - Minimum (mm)2.00
ROHS CompliantYes
OptionsProtective Plating OptionNIckel


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