Heraeus Claims 300,000 Folds for Touch Film

By Bob Raikes

Heraeus, the German creator of specialist materials and coatings, said at the C-Touch event in Shenzen that it has a new material, that it calls conductive polymer Clevios and that is based on PEDOT:PSS and silver nanowires, that can survive folding more than 300,000 times. The company said that the material doesn’t degrade and maintains low sheet resistances of 50 to 100 Ω/sq. A 7″ sample, developed with ITRI of Taiwan and based on a 12 micron polyimide was shown.