EMI and RFI shielding materials

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  • Our range of RFI & EMI shielding materials

    Radiated Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) are a critical problem in the design and manufacture of wirelessly transmitting electronic devices.

    Virtually all of the most versatile and satisfactory shielding solutions available to a designer are obtainable from Parafix, including shielding tapes, absorbers, foams, mesh, vent panels and board level shields. Learn more below or watch our EMI shielding video.

    • Electrically conductive tapes
      Electrically conductive tapes
      A space saving grounding and shielding solution, in an easy to use, no mess format...
    • EMI and RFI shielding tapes
      EMI and RFI shielding tapes
      An economic shielding solution, ideal for thin or low profile applications...
    • Microwave absorbers
      Microwave absorbers
      For the absorption of microwave energy at discrete or broadband frequencies...
    • Metallised fabric materials
      Metallised fabric materials
      Highly conductive metals combined with lightweight fabrics...
    • Fabric over foam
      Fabric over foam
      Conductive fabrics and foams for soft, reliable and repeatable EMI shielding gaskets...
    • Conductive elastomers
      Conductive elastomers
      Ideal for use in applications that require environmental sealing as well as EMI shielding...
    • Vent panels
      Vent panels
      Meet airflow and EMI protection for a range of applications...
    • Board level shields
      Board level shields
      For isolation of board level components...
    • Fingerstock
      Lightweight, thin strip metal shields in a wide range of dimensions...
    • Knitted wire mesh
      Knitted wire mesh
      Long lasting resiliency with versatile mounting options...
    • Spring contacts
      Spring contacts
      Spring contacts ground, carry current and signals and interconnect boards and devices...
  • Search EMI shielding materials

    Browse through our range of RFI and EMI shielding materials below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, simply click on “add to wish list” and the product details can be added to a contact form once you’re ready to get in touch. You can also send these details to yourself or a colleague.

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    Any data provided relates to values typically generated when measuring these materials, and is offered as a guide to material selection. However it is not guaranteed and the user is responsible for evaluating the suitability of a product for the application it is intended for. Some test methods may vary, please refer to data sheet or call for assistance.

  • EMI shielding materials in action

    Read through our projects to find relevant, real-life examples of the powerful problem solving capabilities of our EMI shielding materials. Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.

  • Customising your materials

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your EMI shielding materials to create convenient and easy to handle components. Customising your material offers a number of benefits, including cost savings and enhanced product design. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and capabilities to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to full production and automated assembly.

    • Die-cutting
      We use a range of die-cutting equipment to create your bespoke adhesive components...
    • Slitting
      The cutting of large rolls of material to non-standard widths and lengths...
    • Laser cutting
      Laser cutting
      For cutting small, complicated geometries or features...
    • Guillotining
      For laminating and sheeting to custom sizes...
    • Laminating
      Laminate materials fully or in selective areas, for a bespoke material construction...
    • Bespoke presentations
      Bespoke presentations
      For an efficient design that aids quick and accurate assembly...
    • X/Y axis plotter
      X/Y axis plotter
      For producing prototypes and small batch runs...
    • Rapid prototyping
      Rapid prototyping
      To test and demonstrate products in the early stages of design...
    • Clean room manufacturing
      Clean room manufacturing
      For a controlled manufacturing environment...
    • Automation solutions
      Automation solutions
      Reduce costs and enhance quality with automated pick and place equipment...
    • R&D
      Assistance in developing the most effective part in form, function and presentation...
    • Computer Aided Design
      Computer Aided Design
      For accurate and optimum component design...
    • Contract converting
      Contract converting
      We can customise your material into bespoke shapes and combine it with complimentary products...
    • Part tolerances
      Part tolerances
      View our part tolerance standard values and talk to us about your requirements
  • Learn more

    To learn more about our RFI and EMI shielding products and their uses, browse through our range of interesting and relevant videos, news and other media.

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    • Five tips for designing converted components
      Five tips for designing converted components

      We’ve put together some useful tips for ensuring your adhesive components are optimally designed:Tip 1 – Avoid square corners or sharp angle corners most tooling suppliers either form flat…

    • 3M skin vs. stainless steel
      3M skin vs. stainless steel

      A guide on the factors that affect skin adhesion and the things to consider when designing stick to skin products. 

    • 3M™ EMI solutions
      3M™ EMI solutions

      Download 3M's EMI solutions brochure for their range of EMI/EMC electronic materials, including foil, fabric and transfer tapes.

    • Adhesives Research electrically conductive products
      Adhesives Research electrically conductive products

      Adhesives Research offer a range of electrically conductive pressure-sensitive adhesives for strong, reliable bonds while providing a consistent electrical interconnection.

    • Laird conductive fabric over foam
      Laird conductive fabric over foam

      Browse Laird's range of conductive fabric over foam products.

    • Laird EMI solutions
      Laird EMI solutions

      Download Laird's EMI brochure for their range of EMI shielding solutions, including tapes, board level shields, fingerstock, elastomers and microwave absorbers.

    • Laird Fingerstock
      Laird Fingerstock

      Laird offer a vast selection of fingerstock product configurations, platings and mounting techniques, to a full range of low compression force requirements and high transfer impedance characteristics. Browse the range here.

    • Laird knitted wire mesh conductive gaskets
      Laird knitted wire mesh conductive gaskets

      Browse Laird's range of knitted wire mesh conductive gaskets.

    • Laird metallised conductive fabric products
      Laird metallised conductive fabric products

      Browse Laird's range of metallised conductive fabrics, foams and tapes.

    • Rotary Laser Arrives to Parafix
      Rotary Laser Arrives to Parafix

      As one of Europe’s leading converters, Parafix is always looking for ways to improve, innovate and modernise. The latest phase of our continuous improvement saw a Rotary Laser machine join our arsenal...

    • Automated assembly capabilities
      Automated assembly capabilities

      View a range of automated assembly solutions using AccuPlace automated equipment.  

      Learn more about AccuPlace solutions here

    • EMI and RFI Shielding Products
      EMI and RFI Shielding Products

      Learn about the EMI and RFI shielding materials available from Parafix.

      Browse our range of shielding materials here.