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Progress in Flexible Electronic Textile for Heating Application: A Critical Review

Department of Production Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design, Kaunas University of Technology, Studentu 56, LT-51424 Kaunas, Lithuania
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Materials 2021, 14(21), 6540; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14216540
Received: 30 September 2021 / Revised: 22 October 2021 / Accepted: 26 October 2021 / Published: 30 October 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanotechnologies in Textiles)
Intelligent textiles are predicted to see a ‘surprising’ development in the future. The consequence of this revived interest has been the growth of industrial goods and the improvement of innovative methods for the incorporation of electrical features into textiles materials. Conductive textiles comprise conductive fibres, yarns, fabrics, and finished goods produced using them. Present perspectives to manufacture electrically conductive threads containing conductive substrates, metal wires, metallic yarns, and intrinsically conductive polymers. This analysis concentrates on the latest developments of electro-conductivity in the area of smart textiles and heeds especially to materials and their assembling processes. The aim of this work is to illustrate a potential trade-off between versatility, ergonomics, low energy utilization, integration, and heating properties. View Full-Text
Keywords: conductivity; heating element; knitting; metal fibre; smart textiles conductivity; heating element; knitting; metal fibre; smart textiles
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Repon, M.R.; Mikučionienė, D. Progress in Flexible Electronic Textile for Heating Application: A Critical Review. Materials 2021, 14, 6540. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14216540

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Repon, Md. Reazuddin, and Daiva Mikučionienė. 2021. "Progress in Flexible Electronic Textile for Heating Application: A Critical Review" Materials 14, no. 21: 6540. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14216540

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