Tgard is a thermal performance insulator pad made up of a ceramic filled high temperature silicone rubber coated onto electrical grade fiberglass used to prevent electrical shorts in automotive applications. Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd are able to manufacture a wide variety of products from Tgard including:

All of the above can be manufactured in either plain or self-adhesive backed. Tgard products are designed to solve overheating issues such as lower component efficiency, premature component failures, size limitations, etc. within power component assemblies. The grade require will depend upon its application which include Audio and video components, Automotive control units, General high pressure interfaces, Motor controllers, Power conversion equipment, Power semiconductors, Electrical power generators, Switching mode power supplies, etc.

Key Characteristics of RFI/EMI/EMC T Guard:

  • High thermal Conductivity
  • High breakdown voltage
  • Resistant to tears and punctures
  • High voltage resistant film
  • Thick enough to encapsulate burrs of stamped heat sinks

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    Material Specification

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      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,
      or downloaded from our online portal.

      What are EMC T Guard?

      In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the management of electromagnetic interference (EMI) is of paramount importance. To safeguard the integrity and performance of sensitive electronic equipment, EMC T Guard emerges as a formidable solution. This article delves into what EMC T Guard is, why it is an essential tool, the benefits it offers, and the distinct advantages it brings to various industries.

      What is EMC T Guard?

      EMC T Guard, short for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Gasket, is a specialized component designed to address the challenges posed by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). It serves as a sealing and grounding solution, ensuring that electronic enclosures remain free from external electromagnetic interference and providing a path for static charges to dissipate safely.

      EMC T Guard typically consists of a conductive gasket material, which can be made from various materials, including conductive silicone, metal-filled elastomers, or conductive fabric. These gaskets are precisely engineered to form a conductive seal when compressed between the mating surfaces of an electronic enclosure, such as those housing sensitive electronics, telecommunications equipment, or medical devices.

      Why use EMC T Guard?

      1. EMI and RFI Shielding: EMC T Guard is used to shield electronic equipment from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI), ensuring that sensitive electronics operate without disruption.
      2. Grounding: By providing a conductive path between enclosure components, EMC T Guard aids in grounding, which is essential for safely dissipating static charges and minimizing electrostatic discharge (ESD).
      3. Environmental Sealing: EMC T Guard serves as an effective environmental seal, keeping out dust, moisture, and other contaminants while maintaining EMI/RFI shielding.
      4. Enhanced Safety: Its grounding properties help prevent electrical shocks and mitigate the risk of electrical fires in electronic enclosures.
      5. Maintenance of Signal Integrity: By minimizing external interference, EMC T Guard supports the maintenance of signal integrity, ensuring the reliability of data transmission and communication.


      Benefits of EMC T Guard

      EMI/RFI Protection
      EMC T Guard effectively shields sensitive electronic equipment from external electromagnetic and radio frequency interference, preventing signal degradation and ensuring optimal performance.

      Environmental Sealing
      In addition to EMI/RFI protection, EMC T Guard acts as an environmental seal, safeguarding equipment from environmental factors like dust, moisture, and chemicals.

      EMC T Guard provides a conductive path for grounding, preventing the accumulation of static charges and ensuring the safety of both equipment and personnel.

      Signal Integrity
      By reducing external interference, EMC T Guard helps maintain the integrity of signals in electronic equipment, crucial in applications where data accuracy is paramount.

      EMC T Guard enhances safety by grounding equipment and minimizing the risk of electrical shocks, fires, and other safety hazards.

      Advantages of Using EMC T Guard

      Customizable Solutions
      EMC T Guard is available in various forms, including conductive gaskets, tapes, and sheets, providing customization options to meet specific application requirements.

      Cost Savings
      By preventing EMI-related issues, equipment malfunctions, and the need for repairs or replacements, EMC T Guard contributes to cost savings in the long run.

      Compliance with Regulations
      EMC T Guard helps companies comply with industry regulations and standards related to EMI/RFI emissions and susceptibility, ensuring product safety and reliability.

      EMC T Guard is versatile and adaptable to a wide range of electronic and industrial applications, making it a valuable asset in various industries.

      Easy Installation
      The availability of EMC T Guard in various forms, including adhesive-backed gaskets and tapes, simplifies the installation process, reducing the likelihood of errors.

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