Here's a source for standards from one of our industry
Just how big is the specialty wire industry?
Analysis of failure mechanisms of machine embroidered electrical
contacts and solutions for improved reliability, Dr. Torsten
Conductive Polymer Primer
Wiring Harness Guide
The Textile Library
Next Generation- Smart and Technical Textiles
Some useful technical articles:
- T. Bashir, "Conjugated polymer-based conductive fibers for
smart textile applications" Doctoral Thesis, Chalmers University
of Technology, ISSN: 0346-718X; nr 3495, 2013.
- T. Bashir, M. Skrifvars, N.-K. Persson, "Production of
highly conductive textile viscose yarns by chemical vapour deposition
technique: A route to continuous process", Polymers for Advanced
Technologies, 22, 2214-2221, 2011.
- T. Bashir, M. Skrifvars, N.-K. Persson,"Synthesis of high
performance, conductive PEDOT-coated polyester yarns by OCVD
technique", Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23, 611-617, 2012.
- T. Bashir, L. Fast, M. Skrifvars, N.-K. Persson," Electrical
resistance measuring methods and electrical characterization of Poly
(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) coated conductive fibers", Applied
Journal of Polymer Science, 124, 2954-2961, 2012.
- T. Bashir, M. Skrifvars, N.-K. Persson, "Surface
modification of conductive PEDOT coated textile yarns with silicon
resin", Materials Technology: Advanced Performance Materials, 26
(3), 135-139, 2011.
- T. Bashir, M. Ali, S.-W. Cho, N.-K. Persson, M. Skrifvars,
"OCVD polymerization of PEDOT: effects of pretreatment steps on
PEDOT coated conductive fibers and a morphological study of PEDOT
distribution on textile yarns", Polymers for Advanced
Technologies, 24, 210-219, 2013.
- T. Bashir, M. Ali, N.-K. Persson, S.K. Ramamoorthy, M.
Skrifvars,"Stretch sensing properties of knitted structures made
of PEDOT-coated conductive viscose and polyester yarns", Textile
Research Journal, DOI: 10.1177/0040517513494253, 2013.
- T. Bashir, F. Bakare, B. Baghaei, A.K. Mehrjerdi, M. Skrifvars
"Influence of different organic solvents and oxidants on
insulating and film forming properties of PEDOT polymer",
Iranian Polymer Journal, 22 (8), 599-611, 2013.
Effectiveness ofConductive Fiber Structures in ElectromagneticAbsorption
of Conductive Carbon Black Nano-fibers