We pride ourselves on helping companies with technically challenging designs. Our curiosity drives us to innovate creative solutions.
Throughout the past 30 years, Butler Technologies has transformed itself from a printing brokerage firm into a printed electronics solutions provider. As a manufacturing facility, we play a vital role as a developer, helping clients turn ideas and needs into functional products, with our proof-of-concept development, prototyping, and research & development activities.
We use a variety of inks and substrates from different suppliers—our goal is to find the right combination for your application. In the past, we’ve created our own mixes of inks and experimented with different formulations to provide our customers with the best possible products.
The functional inks we use include a selection of conductive silver, carbon, and silver chloride inks, formulated to achieve the right balance between performance and cost. By combining these conductors with other printed electronic elements including dielectric inks, we offer the ability to form conductive traces and resistors that can be used in IoT, e-textile, smart surfaces, and many other applications.
Wearables are fabrics that enable electronic components such as sensors, heaters, lights, and electronics to be embedded in them. Because of the ability of the ink and substrate to flex and stretch, embedded sensors and circuits will conform to the body’s curvature and not hinder movement. Since these sensors are printed on thin films, very little weight is added to the fabric through the incorporation of this new technology.
We’ve been experimenting and perfecting wearable technology since we partnered with Ralph Lauren to design the 2018 Winter Olympic jackets worn by the athletes during the opening and closing ceremonies.
We are always searching for new ways printed electronics can be incorporated into wearables and other devices that interface with the human body. Contact our team today if you have an idea or think your product could benefit from wearable technology. We’ll help you get started from design to proof-of-concept to full-scale manufacturing.
In 2022, we partnered with a design firm to produce a fully functional biometric sleeve. Download our case study to learn more about this project.Download Case Study
With all the different customization options and use cases, it might seem overwhelming.
Contact our expert team today and take the pressure off yourself.