RFI/EMI/EMC Conductive Tapes
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd manufacture and supply a diverse range of Conductive Tapes.
Electrically Conductive Tapes are manufactured using a metal foil such as conductive copper or aluminium tape. These foils have conductive adhesive applied to one or both sides, and then slit to customer required width. Advanced Seals & Gaskets are able to manufacture a wide variety of Conductive
Conductive Tapes are used as an alternative to traditional fixings such as screws and provide shielding solutions in electronic devices. Temporary gap sealing, Cable shield, Electrostatic discharge, Bonding flex circuits and PCBs, Attaching conductive foam to electronic cabinetry.
Key Characteristics of RFI/EMI/EMC Conductive Tapes:
- Excellent bonding properties
- Conductive properties
- Light weight
- Clean and easy to use
- Shock absorption/gap filling (Electronically Conductive Foam Tapes)
- Available in a variety of materials
- Abrasion/corrosion resistance
For information on RFI/EMI/EMC Conductive Tapes please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: Anthracite
- Density: <90KG/M³
- Fire Propagation Index: <12
- Operating Temperature: -30°C to 100ºC
- Thickness: 1mm – 100mm (can be laminated for greater thickness)
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What are Electrically Conductive Tapes?
Electrically conductive tapes are specialized adhesive tapes designed to facilitate the flow of electricity and provide electrical conductivity between two surfaces or components. They are commonly used in various electronic, electrical, and industrial applications. Here are some key features and uses of electrically conductive tapes:
Conductive Materials: Electrically conductive tapes are made with materials that have inherent electrical conductivity. These materials include metals like copper, aluminum, and silver, as well as conductive polymers and carbon-based materials.
Adhesive Backing: Conductive tapes have an adhesive backing that allows them to be easily applied to surfaces or components. The adhesive ensures a secure and reliable electrical connection.
Variability: These tapes come in various configurations, including copper foil tape, conductive fabric tape, conductive polymer tape, and more. The choice of tape depends on the specific application and the required electrical properties.
Flexibility: Many conductive tapes are flexible and conformable, making them suitable for applications where components may not be perfectly flat or where bending is required.
High Conductivity: Electrically conductive tapes offer a high level of electrical conductivity, ensuring efficient electrical connections.
Advantages of Electrically Conductive Tapes
Heating Elements: Some conductive tapes are used as heating elements in applications like heated clothing, heated seats, and underfloor heating systems.
Sensor Applications: Conductive tapes are used in various sensor applications, such as capacitive touch sensors, pressure sensors, and strain gauge sensors.
Repairs and Bonding: In certain industrial and electronic repairs, electrically conductive tapes can be used to bond and connect components temporarily or for specific applications.
Wearable Technology: Conductive fabric tapes are commonly used in wearable technology, enabling electrical connections for sensors and components in clothing and accessories.
Why Use Electrically Conductive Tapes?
EMI/RFI Shielding: Electrically conductive tapes, such as copper foil tape, are used for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding. They create a conductive barrier to prevent interference from affecting sensitive electronics.
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection: Conductive tapes help dissipate static charges and prevent electrostatic discharge in sensitive electronic components and devices. They are used in ESD protection measures in manufacturing and cleanroom environments.
Electrical Grounding: These tapes are employed for electrical grounding, connecting components to a ground source to ensure safety and proper functionality.
Circuit Repair: Electrically conductive tapes can be used for repairing damaged traces on printed circuit boards (PCBs) or flexible circuits.
Flexible Circuits: They are used in flexible circuit applications, ensuring the electrical connection in circuits that require bending or movement.
Antistatic Packaging: Conductive tapes are used in the construction of antistatic packaging materials, such as antistatic bags, to protect sensitive electronic components during transportation and storage.
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