New Board Level Shields Minimize Crosstalk and EMI Susceptibility

Press Release Summary:

Board Level Shields are available in industry-standard cold rolled steel and aluminum materials. Units are suitable for applications such as mobile phones and tablets, wireless meters, game consoles, commercial and enterprise routers. The shields are stamped one- and two-piece metal cages and available with minimum height of 0.50 mm and 0.90 mm respectively.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Board Level Shields from TE Connectivity

Standard and custom options available

May 16, 2018 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD today announced the availability and full design support for anew portfolio of board level shields from TE Connectivity.

These new board level shields are stamped one- and two-piece metal cages that help provide isolation of board-level components, minimize crosstalk and reduce EMI susceptibility without impacting system speed.

The new standard BLS portfolio is available in industry-standard cold rolled steel (CRS), as well as aluminum material for weight savings and improved thermal conductivity. The standard devices are available as one-piece and two-piece solutions in a variety of shapes (rectangle, pentagon, L-shape) that enable rapid prototyping.

TE also offers a wide array of customized BLS solutions.

The new devices are suitable for any application that needs board-level EMI suppression, including mobile phones and tablets, game consoles, commercial and enterprise routers, point-of-sale equipment, wireless meters, wireless speakers, wearables, IoT, drones, virtual reality headsets, femtocells and servers.

Additional key features of the standard one- and two-piece board level shields include:

  • 2-piece solutions minimum height: 0.90 mm
  • 1-piece solutions minimum height: 0.50 mm
  • Common materials and thicknesses
  • Use of common, proven design features

To find more information, or to purchase these products today online, please visit the TE Connectivity's BLS Portfolio webpage. The devices are also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from TE Connectivity, please visit the TE Connectivity storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available online at

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Rich Naslonski

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