Flame retardant EMI shielding gasket

  • US 20040142616A1
  • Filed: 01/07/2004
  • Published: 07/22/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/1998
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A flame retardant, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding gasket comprising:

  • a resilient core member extending lengthwise along a central longitudinal axis and having an outer surface extending circumferentially about said longitudinal axis, said core member being formed of a foamed elastomeric material;

    an electrically-conductive fabric member surrounding the outer surface of said core member, said fabric member having an interior surface disposed facing the outer surface of said core member and an oppositely-facing exterior surface; and

    a flame retardant layer coating at least a portion of the interior surface of said fabric member, said flame retardant layer being effective to afford said gasket a flame class rating of V-0 under Underwriter'"'"'s Laboratories (UL) Standard No. 94.

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