Press Release Summary:
SOFT-SHIELDÂ® 4850 integrates electrically conductive, silver-plated fibers (no nickel material is used) into soft, low-density foam to provide EMI shielding solution for consumer and commercial electronics, telecom, and IT applications. While closure force lends to stable electrical performance, pressure sensitive adhesive optimizes adhesion and electrical interface resistance. Product complies fully with RoHS requirements.
Original Press Release:
Chomerics Introduces SOFT-SHIELD® EMI Gasket with UL 94 V-0 Flammability Rating
June 11, 2007 - Woburn, Massachusetts - Chomerics, a division of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), announced the introduction of SOFT-SHIELD® 4850 EMI multi-planar gasket with a flammability rating of UL 94 V-0. This conductive soft foam based gasket is ideal for use in consumer and commercial electronics, telecom and information technology applications such as backplanes, I/O panels, and access panel cabinet seals. SOFT-SHIELD 4850 is certified to the rigorous demands of UL 94 V-0, a requirement in many of today's telecom, computer and consumer electronics systems.
SOFT-SHIELD offers very low closure force for stable electrical performance, with excellent through-resistance and compression set properties. It incorporates silver plated fibers (no nickel material is used) and is fully RoHS compliant. A unique pressure sensitive adhesive optimizes adhesion and electrical interface resistance for high performance.
According to Chomerics market manager Bill Flanders, "SOFT-SHIELD 4800 features a unique integration of electrically conductive fibers into low density foam for a cost-effective EMI shielding solution in electronic cabinets, connectors, telecom and IT applications. The flammability rating of UL 94 V-0 enables its use in demanding applications where high-performance shielding and flammability resistance are critical."
Chomerics (Woburn, MA) is a global leader in development and application of advanced materials for emerging technologies in electronics, transportation and alternative energy systems. Chomerics is the first choice in EMI shielding and thermal management solutions for telecommunications, information technology, medical devices, automotive, military, commercial and consumer electronics industries. For details, visit www.chomerics.com. Note: CHOMERICS and SOFT-SHIELD are registered trademarks of Parker Hannifin Corporation.
About Parker Hannifin
With annual sales exceeding $9 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 57,000 people in 43 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 51 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.parker.com, or its investor information site at www.phstock.com.