Carbon Pastes

Our carbon pastes can be used for a wide range of applications including; biomedical sensors, automotive, electrodes, aerospace, printed heaters, printed resistors, membrane touch switches, keyboards and thin-film photovoltaic. Long-life, high reliability carbon based pastes (4001S and 4010S) capable of withstanding extreme mechanical abrasion tests are available. Our low temperature cured carbon pastes (4300S series) are ideal where printed resistors are required, spanning a broad resistivity range and are compatible with substrates such as paper and PET. The 4311S product offers excellent electrical conductivity (10 Ω/□/mil) and is ideal for thin-film PV applications.

Water based carbon pastes (4500) are also available. Benefits of our aqueous based carbon paste systems include being environmentally friendly and low temperature curing (<80oC).

We provide our materials to a global customer base, offering a flexible delivery service from low volume samples to high volume to meet our customer’s production needs.

We can rapidly tailor formulations for specific customer requirements.

Carbon Pastes
ProductDescriptionDeposition MethodSubstratesCuring Temp.Typical Sheet Resistivity (ohm/sqr)PDFRequest a Quotation
DM-CAP-4000SResistive Carbon for printed electronicsScreenFR4, metal, glass200˚C25Request a quote
DM-CAP-4001SResistive Carbon for printed electronicsScreenFR4200˚C100imagesRequest a quote
DM-CAP-4010SResistive Carbon for printed electronicsScreenFR4200˚C1000imagesRequest a quote
DM-CAP-4311SResistive Carbon for low temperature, flexible substratesScreenPET,paper140˚C10imagesRequest a quote
DM-CAP-4321SResistive Carbon for low temperature, flexible substratesScreenPET,paper140˚C100imagesRequest a quote
DM-CAP-4331SResistive Carbon for low temperature, flexible substratesScreenPET,paper140˚C1000imagesRequest a quote
DM-CAP-4341SResistive Carbon for low temperature, flexible substratesScreenPET,paper140˚C10,000Request a quote
DM-CAP-4351SResistive Carbon for low temperature, flexible substratesScreenPET,paper140˚C100,000Request a quote
DM-CAP-4500Aqueous carbon conductiveRollercoat, K-bar, ScreenElectrodes, sensors and printed electronic applications60-80˚C60-70imagesRequest a quote

Benefits of our paste systems include:

• Excellent stability >6 months
• High-throughput printing performance
• Excellent screen life > 8 hours
• Low Thermal Coefficient of Resistance <60 ppm/ºC
• Tailored paste systems available with specific resistivity
• High electrical conductivity ~10 ohm/sqr/mil
• Excellent adhesion to a broad range of substrates including FR4, PET, glass and metals
• Excellent mechanical abrasion resistance
• Smooth surface post sintering
• High area coverage enabling reduced paste consumption
• Flat bed and rotary screen printing compatibility
• Excellent durability
• Low temperature curing
• Flexible substrate compatibility
• Fast drying

Please contact us for further information. Application information may also be available on request.

Our range of products also include Copper Pastes & Inks; Silver Pastes & Inks; Overcoat Inks & Pastes; Insulator Inks & Pastes; Transparent Conductive Coatings and Conductive Adhesives. For more information, please click on the product of your choice.

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