Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 14:48:08 -0700

Author: Eric Ayars

Subject: Re: Conductive Paint

Post:

Just in case anyone else is interested in making conductive ping-pong
balls, I've just found something that works extremely well.

John Deere Slip-Plate Graphite dry film lubricant. I picked it up at
the local farm supply.

It comes in a spray can, and goes on like paint. It leaves a durable,
hard, dry, matte black coating that is reasonably conductive. (10-50
kOhm pole-to-pole on a ping-pong ball.)

Much easier and quicker than pencil... ;-)

Eric
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Walla Walla College
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