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SH1 (Foil Shielding)

SH1 (Foil Shielding)

Specification No. 3005

2-mil Aluminum Foil EMI Shielding

  • Superior EMI Shielding (1MHz - 20 GHz)
  • Many shape configurations
  • Flame retardant (depends on Jacket selection)
  • Intended for minimal Flex Applications
  • Low cost

Material Specifications

Available Attributes

Material Color Blue

SH1 (Foil Shielding)

Composition Aluminum
Dielectric Constant 3
Electrical Resistance 15 ohms/mft @ 1.0"
Elongation 90% at break
Material Thickness 0.002"
RoHS Compliant
Shelf-Life 60 months
Tensile Strength 13,500 psi
Abrasion Resistance Best
Shielding Effectiveness Best

Specifications subject to change without notice. All statements and technical information contained herein are based on tests we believe to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed under all circumstances. Before using Zippertubing® products, the user shall determine suitability for the intended use, and user assumes all responsibility for improper selection. Published attenuation values of Zippertubing® shielding have been verified by laboratory testing of the respective shielding materials. Actual installed attenuation values may differ due to installation techniques and final assembly operation parameters which are beyond the control of Zippertubing®. Actual attenuation values can only be determined by the end user testing the completed assembly. U.S. and International Patents and patents pending. © 2018 The Zippertubing® Company, Chandler, Arizona.

2-mil Aluminum Foil EMI Shielding

SH1 Foil is a thin, lightweight shielding material that consists of a 1-mil Aluminum foil backed with a 1-mil Mylar (Polyester) film. It can be combined with most Zippertubing jacket materials and closure types to create a lightweight cable jacket with outstanding EMI shielding performance. The material is a general purpose shielding product that is ideal for use in protected areas like electronics racks and should not be used in areas where a great deal of flexing is likely to occur. It can be configured for Round, Flat and Rectangular cable shapes and is supplied with or without a sewn in 15 AWG braided Tin/Copper ground wire running the full length of the product. When using the SH1 Foil this EMI Shield material will be sewn to the selected jacket material and remain loose along one edge allowing the material to be easily removed from selected areas as desired. The SH1 Foil material is flame retardant but the final product flammability rating will be dependent on the outer jacket material and closure mechanism selected to create the final product.

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