TECHNOLOGY:  

Advanced Metal-Free Conductive Polymers for Coatings, Plastics and Textiles

AFFILIATION:   PolyDrop, LLC, Bellevue, Washington, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Track: Advanced Materials
Area: Structural & Multifunctional Materials
Tech Readiness: TRL 4

Tech Brief: DiStatâ„¢ is an additive based on conductive polymer chemistry that is available as powder and as dispersions in both organic and aqueous solvents. The product is designed to be incorporated into existing qualified coatings, plastics and textiles to increase conductivity for ESD protection while preserving desired mechanical and optical properties.

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: National defense depends on advanced materials for soldiers and equipment in the field. PolyDrop materials are designed and ready for deployment in various applications to bring communication and sensing advancements to the field. PolyDrop materials bring value through enabling human-computer interactions which use flexible conductive inks and textiles. PolyDrop materials bring value by enabling smart sensing transparent films for vehicles, builds, and soldiers. PolyDrop materials bring value by creating polymeric-compatible materials which enable light-weighting and anti-corrosion.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Org Type: Early-stage Start-up (Seed)
Website: http://www.polydrop.net