RFI/EMI/EMC Knitted Mesh
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd supply and manufacture a diverse range of Knitted Mesh products.
Knitted Mesh Products are available in Monel - good for shielding and corrosion resistance and Tin Plated, Copper Clad, Steel or Aluminium- good for magnetic corrosion resistance.
Advanced Seals & Gaskets are able to supply Knitted Mesh in a variety of products including:
- Knitted Mesh Shielding Tapes
- Compressed Wire Mesh Gaskets
- Knitted Wire Mesh with an Additional Environmental Seal
- Knitted Mesh over an Elastomer Core
- Knitted Mesh Tube
All of the above can be manufactured in either plain or with a self-adhesive backed, peel-able liner. Each of the products has its own unique properties such as flexibility, temperature range, sealing and compression. They can all be produced in a range of bespoke sizes and each suited to their own unique applications including cable assemblies, connectors, enclosure doors and cover plates, etc.
Key Characteristics of RFI/EMI/EMC Knitted Mesh:
- Corrosion and high temperature resistant
- Produced in a wide range of sizes and densities
- excellent environmental sealing properties
- high levels of EMI shielding
- long service life
For information on RFI/EMI/EMC Knitted Mesh 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)
Full technical data can be supplied upon request,
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What are Knitted Mesh
In industries ranging from filtration to automotive and electronics, Knitted Mesh stands as a versatile and invaluable material. This highly adaptable structure is engineered to offer a myriad of functions in a variety of applications. In this article, we explore what Knitted Mesh is, why it is employed, the benefits it offers, and the distinct advantages it provides in various industries.
What is Knitted Mesh?
Knitted Mesh, also known as wire mesh, wire gauze, or wire cloth, is a structured material made from interlocking loops of wire or metal threads. This flexible mesh fabric forms a three-dimensional pattern, similar to a knit sweater or fishing net. It is designed with precise control over the wire size, weave pattern, and density, resulting in a broad range of mesh styles and specifications.
The applications of Knitted Mesh are extensive, as it serves diverse functions such as filtration, sealing, gasketing, shielding, and reinforcement in various industries.
Why use Knitted Mesh?
- Filtration: Knitted Mesh is employed in filtration applications, where it efficiently separates particles from gases or liquids. This is crucial in industries like petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food processing.
- Sealing and Gasketing: Knitted Mesh is used to create effective seals and gaskets in industrial equipment. It ensures that systems remain leak-proof and operate efficiently.
- Shielding and EMI/RFI Protection: In electronics and telecommunications, Knitted Mesh acts as a shield, providing electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) protection.
- Heat Dissipation: In automotive and industrial applications, Knitted Mesh helps with heat dissipation by creating air passages that cool equipment and engines.
- Erosion Control: Knitted Mesh is employed in erosion control systems for stabilizing soil and preventing soil erosion, particularly in construction and environmental projects.
- Support and Reinforcement: In construction and geotechnical applications, Knitted Mesh provides structural support and reinforcement in materials like concrete.
Benefits of Knitted Mesh
High Filtration Efficiency
Knitted Mesh offers excellent filtration efficiency, ensuring the removal of unwanted particles from gases or liquids. This is vital in maintaining the purity and quality of various products and processes.
The flexibility of Knitted Mesh allows it to adapt to various shapes and sizes, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. Its customizable nature ensures compatibility with specific project requirements.
Durable and Resilient
Knitted Mesh is known for its durability and resilience. It can withstand harsh environmental conditions, high temperatures, and exposure to corrosive substances.
In applications where heat management is crucial, Knitted Mesh facilitates efficient heat dissipation by promoting air circulation and cooling. This is particularly essential in automotive and industrial settings.
Knitted Mesh provides effective electromagnetic and radio frequency shielding, protecting sensitive electronic components from interference and ensuring their proper functioning.
Knitted Mesh is created with precision in mind, allowing for fine control over its wire diameter, mesh structure, and overall performance. This precision leads to enhanced functionality and tailored solutions.
Knitted Mesh is built to last, even in demanding industrial environments. Its longevity and resistance to corrosion make it a cost-effective choice for many applications.
In erosion control and environmental applications, Knitted Mesh supports ecological sustainability by stabilizing soil, preventing erosion, and aiding in the restoration of natural landscapes.
In heat dissipation and ventilation systems, Knitted Mesh contributes to energy efficiency by ensuring proper airflow and cooling, reducing the need for additional cooling systems.
Knitted Mesh is relatively easy to maintain, as it resists wear and tear and remains functional for extended periods. This reduces the need for frequent replacements and maintenance costs.
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