Things to know about our foil sensor

Production and operation of foil sensors

Printed electronics are very popular. While it is easy to apply conductive structures to a substrate, that alone does not make a sensor. At accensors, we manufacture foil sensors by combining different materials and elements. To do this, we use printing processes, dispensing processes, pick and play, and other additive or ablative processing methods. An example of this is multilayer construction, in which different materials are built up one on top of the other. The sensory properties of a multilayer structure can result from mechanical influences on the structure (e.g. in the case of a capacitive pressure sensor), changes in physical properties (e.g. changes in resistance in the case of a temperature sensor) or electrochemical effects that occur at a particularly sensitive electrode.

This is our core know-how at accensors: sensor functionalization.