Questions tagged [conductive]

Applies to a device or a material and describes either electrical or thermal conductivity. As opposed to insulative. This is a qualitative term in which the boundary between conductive/insulative will vary according to application/use.

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Chipquick SMD291 No-clean Paste Flux - Conductive?

I'm using this brand and type paste flux, and it works very well... except for one small problem. After assembling 5 prototypes, most had bizarre issues, which were resolved when the flux was removed ...
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How is saltwater able to conduct electric charge between two wires?

Say I put some wires in a container filled with saltwater, but the wires do not touch, and I connect these wires to a battery: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I know ...
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Is there a way to print / draw a circuit on to clothing?

I'm looking for an alternative to conductive thread (since I lack some sewing skills). I have seen silver conductive pens but I'm wondering if they could be used for clothing?
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is there some sort of paste, grease, spray or similar thing that helps make more contact surface for high-current battery?

I have terminals attached to a battery, which will conduct high-current (40A to 200A), and these are copper plates. As the plates, and battery terminals are not perfectly even (even if they appear to),...
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Conductivity of water, and risk of shock? (fact checking)

Through simple researching I have discovered the unit of siemens (being a reciprocal of ohms). Now I wish to apply this to a (silly) scenario where the conductivity of tap water is 800µS/cm (from ...