Alco gaskets and seals are constructed using a variety of materials, thicknesses and shapes to accommodate a virtually unlimited range of EMI/RFI shielding applications. Whether you need basic interference shielding with limited environmental seals, or multiple environmental seals and full shielding within a single component, Alco has a solution to meet practically any requirement or budget.

:: Alco Multi-Strips & Gasket

:: Alco-Spiney-Wirelastic
    Gaskets and Rolls

:: Alco-Wirelastic Gaskets
    and Rolls

:: Alco-Meric Gaskets and Sheets
   (oriented wire)

:: Alco-Meric-H Gaskets
    and Strips

:: Connector Gaskets

:: Alco CDU's
   (Compressed Mesh Die Units)

:: Alco-Knit

:: Alco-Knit Tape

:: Alco-Knit Elastomer Core

 



Alco-Knit

Alco-Knit is a resilient compressible conductive EMI knitted wire mesh gasket. Standard wire alloys are knitted into rectangular, round, dual rounds and P shape supplied in a variety of cross sections with or without fin. Alco-Knit is used to shield joint unevenness on enclosure applications requiring metal to metal contact. Alco-Knit is attached to mounting surfaces with adhesives, riveting or spot welded. Alco-Knit is supplied in cut to length strips terminated to prevent fraying ends, formed mesh gaskets fabricated to customer drawings or spooled.

*Alco-Knit mesh is not recommended for environmental or salt spray environments.

Material Specifications:
Aluminum wire per AMS-4182 / 5056 Alloy .005 wire diameter
Monel wire per QQ-N-281 .0045 wire diameter
Sn/Cu/Fe per ASTM-B-520 .0045 wire thickness


                                       Alco-Knit Shielding Effectiveness