Our metalized fabrics are nylon- and polyester-based, thin, lightweight wovens, meshes, knits, and nonwovens of varied constructions coated with silver, nickel, copper, and tin. The fabrics are very conductive and provide high levels of shielding against electromagnetic radiation over a broad frequency range. Many of the fabrics possess surface resistivities < 0.1 ohm/sq. They also possess antimicrobial character. Some of the fabrics have secondary, water-resistant, protective coatings applied.
The metalized fabrics are commonly utilized for EMI shielding in various forms, such as architectural shielding wall linings, Faraday enclosures (e.g., tents and pouches) of various sizes, curtains, covers, garments, and tape. The woven fabrics can be etched into patterned designs to make flexible antennas, sensors, and heating elements. Another use is as medical skin electrodes. Knits made with silverized nylon fiber blends are used for EMI shielding and static dissipating garments. The fabrics are REACH and RoHS compliant.