Functional Inks

Stress and force sensors

Piezoresistive Ink

Nanopaint piezoresistive ink shows a strong variation of the electrical resistance upon mechanical deformation, allowing the implementation of force and stress sensors on different types of substrates. Some applications are:

  • Biomedical: Blood pressure measurement, intra cranial pressure monitoring, air monitoring, urinary pressure measurement
  • Automotive: Oil level, gas level, air pressure detection
  • Household Appliances: Sensors for washing machines, dishwashers and vacuum cleaners

Download PR1 datasheet (doctor blade)
Download PR2 datasheet (screen printing)

Pressure and acceleration sensors

Piezoelectric ink

A piezoelectric material can generate a voltage when a mechanical force is applied and can be deformed under an electrical excitation. Our piezoelectric ink can be used to produce sensors and actuators for different applications:

  • Automotive: combustion monitoring, control of rotor or linear elements, ultrasonic welding
  • Consumer electronics: touch pads and tilt sensors of mobile phones, keyboards, printers, speakers, buzzers
  • Medical: ultrasound imaging, ultrasonic procedures, smart catheters
  • Defense: micro robotics

Download datasheet

Sensors and actuators with magnetic proprieties

Magnetic inks

Our range of magnetic inks are composed by: Ferromagnetic, Magnetoelectric and Superparamagnetic inks. Several types of sensor and actuators can be fabricated with these inks, such as magnetic field and electrical current sensors. Some applications are used in:

  • Medical and Healthcare: magnetic low-field sensors
  • Robotic, Automotive, Electronics, Packaging: magnetic identification tags
  • Learning, Toys and Games: magnetic sensors and actuators

Download Ferromagnetic datasheet
Download Magnetoelectric datasheet
Download Superparamagnetic datasheet

Anode, cathode and electrodes

Inks to produce printed batteries

Nanopaint have specific inks to produce printed lithium ion batteries, such as the anode, the cathode and the electrodes. These inks can be used as:

  • Printed batteries
  • Energy harvesting
  • Green electrodes for batteries

Download Anode datasheet
Download Cathode datasheet