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DIY Conductive Paint: Good Idea on Paper

by Lambert Varias
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Conductive paint or conductive ink is lets you draw conductive traces, great for simple projects, mockups or even minor electronic repairs. You can easily order these materials from different manufacturers – such as Bare Conductive – but if you want to save money check out Brian McEvoy’s simple guide to making your own conductive paint.

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Brian suggests using graphite powder as the conductor and acrylic paint as the medium. In his brief tests, he found that acrylic paint was a better medium compared to Elmer’s glue and Titebond wood glue. The acrylic paint and graphite powder mixture even appeared to have a higher conductivity than Wire Glue, which is a popular conductive paint brand. Head to Instructables to see a brief summary of Brian’s tests. You can also read the unabridged version of his experiment on his blog.

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