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Shielding Tapes

Shielding Tapes

KnitMesh Technologies’ Shielding Tapes offer advanced protection against electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI).

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Understanding EMI and RFI

EMI refers to the phenomenon where electromagnetic energy disrupts the normal functioning of electronic devices and systems. This interference can originate from various sources such as power lines, electronic devices, radio transmitters, and even natural occurrences like lightning strikes. The consequences of EMI can manifest as noise, disturbances, or signal degradation, leading to compromised functions and unreliable performance of electronic equipment.

RFI, a subset of EMI, specifically relates to interference caused by radio frequency signals. When signals emitted by radio transmitters or wireless devices interfere with the reception or transmission of signals in electronic equipment, the result is impaired performance and compromised functionality. Devices such as radio receivers, telecommunications systems, and medical equipment are particularly susceptible to the effects of RFI.

Shielding Tapes have become an essential component in combating EMI and RFI, as they are designed to minimise the impact of unwanted interference. These tapes are constructed with conductive materials that help absorb, block, or redirect electromagnetic waves and radio frequencies away from the sensitive electronic components.



Shielding Tapes are extensively used in electronic devices and circuitry to prevent EMI and RFI that can disrupt signal transmission and affect the performance of sensitive components. They are applied to cables, connectors, PCBs, and other electronic equipment.



Shielding Tapes play a crucial role in the telecommunications industry by safeguarding data transmission and preventing signal integrity issues. They reduce cross-talk between wires and protect against external electromagnetic signals.



In modern vehicles, Shielding Tapes are employed to shield electrical components and wiring harnesses from electromagnetic interference. This helps maintain the reliability and performance of various systems, such as ignition, entertainment, and communication systems.

Marine and Offshore


In marine and offshore applications, Shielding Tapes are used to protect electronic equipment from the harsh marine environment. They are applied to radar systems, navigation instruments, communication devices, and other marine electronics to ensure reliable operation and protect against electromagnetic interference.

Aerospace and Defence


Shielding Tapes are vital in aerospace and defence applications to ensure the proper functioning of sensitive electronic systems. They provide protection against electromagnetic radiation from radar systems, communication equipment, and other sources.

Medical Devices


Shielding Tapes are used in medical devices and equipment where high levels of EMI and RFI can interfere with their functionality or pose risks to patient safety. They help maintain the integrity of medical electronic systems and prevent interference caused by external sources.

Rail and Transportation


Shielding Tapes are used in rail and transportation systems to provide electromagnetic interference shielding for critical electronic systems. They are applied to rail signalling equipment, communication devices, and control panels to prevent electromagnetic disturbances that could compromise safety and reliability.

Energy and Power


Shielding Tapes are used in power generation and distribution systems to protect sensitive electronic components from electromagnetic interference. They are employed in transformers, generators, control cabinets, and power electronics to ensure the reliability and integrity of the electrical infrastructure.

Research and Scientific Laboratories


Scientists and researchers often use Shielding Tapes to shield sensitive equipment and instruments from unwanted electromagnetic signals, ensuring accurate measurements and reliable experimental results.

Discover KnitMesh Technologies’ Shielding Tapes

KnitMesh Technologies’ Shielding Tapes are a reliable solution for protecting electronic equipment and sensitive devices from EMI and RFI. These tapes are made using knitted wire mesh, which offers excellent shielding capabilities.

The unique construction of these Shielding Tapes sets them apart from other options on the market. They are crafted by combining conductive materials, such as metal wires, into a flexible and durable fabric. This fabric is then coated with a conductive adhesive layer, making it easy to apply on various surfaces.

The effectiveness of KnitMesh Technologies’ Shielding Tapes lies in their ability to create a robust barrier against interference. When applied to electronic equipment, these tapes absorb and redirect electromagnetic, radio frequency, and microwave waves, preventing any interference from affecting the protected devices.

With these Shielding Tapes, users can rest assured that their sensitive equipment will remain safe and operational. The high-performance shielding offered by KnitMesh Technologies’ Shielding Tapes helps maintain the integrity and reliability of electronic devices, even in environments with significant EMI and RFI.

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent EMI/RFI shielding: Designed to provide high levels of protection against EMI and RFI.
  • Enhanced performance: Helps maintain the performance and reliability of electronic components.
  • Compliance and compatibility: Meets industry standards and compatibility requirements.
  • Cost-effective solution: Saves costs in the long run by preventing potential damage or malfunctions.
  • Versatile applications: Can be used in a wide range of applications.
  • Customisable solutions: Allows customers to tailor the product to their specific requirements, such as size, shape, and material.
  • High-quality construction: Fabricated using advanced knitting technology, which ensures a consistent and reliable product.
  • Durability: Made from high-quality materials, providing durability and long-lasting performance.
  • Easy integration: Can be seamlessly integrated into existing electronic systems without causing extensive downtime.
  • Quality assurance: ISO 9001 accreditation ensures consistent quality and performance standards.

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