Pressure sensitive adhesive, more commonly known as PSA,
is adhesive which forms a bond when pressure is
applied, to join the adhesive with an EMI gasket. As the name
On October 25, 2018
Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) are useful for thermal
management in electronic components, as they enhance heat transfer
from a heat-generating component to a heat dissipater, or heat
On October 16, 2018
For automotive engineers looking to reduce vehicle weight,
metal-to-plastic conversion is a win-win. At the highest level,
injection plastic molds are capable of producing multiples of
On October 1, 2018
Every fall just outside of Detroit, MI, thousands of electric and
hybrid vehicle industry insiders descend onto the Electric &
Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo in Novi, MI. Delivering the...
On September 17, 2018
Can electrically conductive plastics really replace traditional
metal electronics enclosures? The answer is a resounding yes! There
are very effective electrically conductive plastics available...
On August 23, 2018
EMI (electromagnetic interference) is the disruption of the
operation of an electronic device when it is near an
electromagnetic field in the radio frequency spectrum that is
caused by another...
On July 31, 2018
We’re thrilled to announce the Chomerics Division of Parker
Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control
technologies, has received the prestigious Q1 certification from
On July 26, 2018
As consumers demand faster processing speeds, high-resolution
pictures, and a longer battery life, mobile electronic devices such
as smartphones and tablets require highly-populated printed...
On June 22, 2018
When approaching the problem of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
the electronic design engineer quite often considers it to be a
secondary issue that can be dealt with once the device is...
On May 22, 2018
Electric vehicles are developing fast in line with growing demand.
However, only by selecting proven, reliable, high-quality products
for the effective thermal management and EMI shielding...
On November 16, 2017
Every design engineer should know that an EMI gasket must be
installed between mating flanges to prevent electromagnetic
radiation (EMI) from entering or leaving an electronic enclosure.
But what if...
On September 11, 2017
Selecting the right EMI shielding material for your application can
be challenging. A new Conductive Elastomer Engineering Handbook
published by Parker Chomerics offers detailed technical
On June 14, 2017
We’re thrilled to announce that Parker Hannifin Chomerics
Division was presented with Boeing’s Advocacy Award at the
2016 Boeing Supplier of the Year Awards. Accepting the award were
On May 12, 2017
What are the premium requirements of gaskets for flange-to-flange
aerospace assemblies such as antennas, access panels, radars and
lighting? Electrical conductivity? EMI (electromagnetic
On April 27, 2017
For designers of electronics enclosures, conductive plastics offer
the benefit of lighter weight coupled with cost effective injection
molding. But for years, using traditional blended plastic...
On February 8, 2017
Shielding for electromagnetic interference (EMI) is critical to
military electronics systems operating in demanding environments
requiring low emitted electronic signatures and protection
On December 6, 2016
From popular pedometers to life-changing glucose monitors, more and
more people are adopting medical technologies they can wear. Over
20% of consumers claim to have purchased a wearable device,...
On November 5, 2015
When limiting electromagnetic interference (EMI) in your system, it
is very important to shield cables properly since they are often a
large contributor of EMI as well as easily affected by...
On November 11, 2014
Editor's note: This post was originally posted in August 2014 and
has been updated for November 2018. Electrically conductive
coatings for plastic enclosure electromagnetic shielding are
On August 27, 2014
Press-in-place seals are static face seals with rectangular cross
sections and self-retaining features integrated into the O.D. and /
or the I.D. of the seal profile. These press-in-place seals offer...
On June 27, 2013