Electrically conductive plastics continue to provide reliable EMI
shielding in a wide variety of applications. Specifically,
thermoplastics can overtake bulky metal enclosures due to their
On October 17, 2019
It's no surprise that electronic enclosures and housings in
aerospace and defense applications are built to meet the most
stringent of military standards. These include but are not limited
On October 10, 2019
Another Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo North America has
concluded and it is evident that this show has grown by
leaps and bounds. In just a few years since Parker Hannifin has
On September 25, 2019
We're thrilled to announce that the Chomerics Division of Parker
Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control
technologies, has been recognized for its outstanding quality by
On September 18, 2019
EMI shielding of electronics using thermoplastic housings
traditionally has been a complex and costly process. Today, OEMs
not only have to meet form, fit and function requirements, but also
On June 26, 2019
Conductive elastomer EMI shielding gaskets use metallic particles
to create a conductive path and shield enclosures from
electromagnetic radiation. A key measurement of these gaskets is
On June 5, 2019
Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or
dissimilar metal corrosion) is the breakdown of metallic surfaces
as a result of the difference in electrical potential of adjacent
On April 24, 2019
EMI shielding gaskets such as conductive elastomer gaskets come in
many different materials and almost a limitless number of shapes
and sizes. They are most commonly made of a base material...
On April 18, 2019
For more than 100 years, the car has simply been used as a device
for transporting a driver and passengers from point A to point B at
speed with minimum effort. With the introduction of
On March 19, 2019
Honeycomb air ventilation panels are used in applications where
superior electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding must be
incorporated with heat dissipation in the form of airflow. Every
On March 14, 2019
As the defense industry continues to push the boundaries on
advanced electronic systems and state-of-the-art communication
devices, the requirements governing these programs must follow
On February 28, 2019
Did you know that up to 80% of conductive coating failures can be
directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation? Not properly
preparing your surfaces for spraying or adherence is...
On February 14, 2019
The world of thermal interface materials continues to evolve as the
cooling requirements for applications in the automotive, consumer,
medical and aerospace markets continue to demand lower prices...
On February 7, 2019
Fundamental design checkpoints of new products generally focus
on the designs of mechanical, electrical and software systems. On
the whole, EMI/EMC design falls by the wayside for many...
On January 31, 2019
There are a variety of thermal pads and gap fillers to choose from
-- so many choices that it can become so overwhelming. How can you
decide what's best for your application? And how does quality...
On January 24, 2019
Not long ago in hospitals and other critical care facilities, you
were greeted with a large, ominous warning sign the moment you
walked through the entrance doors to refrain from cell phone use
On January 15, 2019
We’re rounding up the most popular posts of the year on the Parker
Chomerics EMI shielding blog in an effort to bid adieu to 2018 and
give you our most useful, popular content in one spot. Keep...
On December 26, 2018
As the days get shorter and fall gives way to winter, Jim Bradley
knows it’s time to reach for his trusty socket set and get to work.
The annual Bikes for Kids charity is nearly upon him, and...
On December 19, 2018
You’ve probably heard a bit about microwave absorbers and how they
are used to reduce or absorb the energy that is present in a
microwave. But what are they exactly? And how do they
work? Go ahead,...
On December 12, 2018
Mobile electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets require
highly populated printed circuit boards (PCBs) to support their
functionality and performance requirements in an...
On November 28, 2018