Shield Seal Strip is available in various material combinations and sizes. The versatility of materials and sizes provides assurance of protection against weather conditions including temperature extremes as well as protection against Electro Magnetic Interference and Radio Frequency Interference leakage. The material used conforms to the military specifications.
The elastomers (Neoprene or Silicone) are available with or without an adhesive backing. Adhesive backing on the elastomer is often preferred due to the ease of strip mounting The knit wire meshing is available in various wire materials with Monel and Ferrous material being the most popular. Double Shield Seal materials are available for added shielding effectiveness.
The Shield Seal Strip is used in applications such as electronic cabinets where this type of material is utilized around the doors of the cabinet to seal off stray EMI signals. The shield Seal Strip is also used extensively to shield electronic boxes of various sizes and shapes.
Shield Seal Stip with adhesive backing is a convenient method of getting the optimum combination of materials for engineering or prototype models. In production, it is more convenient and economical to have the complete gasket manufactured with the necessary mounting holes, compression stops, and other special mechanical consideration incorporated. Each gasket would be complete and ready for installation thereby increasing reliability and reducing labor costs during assembly of the end product.