Shielded Flat Cables for EMI Protection

Shielded Flat Cables for EMI Protection

Cicoil, the global leader in Flat Cable Technology provides multi-layer shielding options that protect cables from unwanted EMI/RFI issues, even in continuous flexing applications.

Cicoil's double shielded design is comprised of an inner foil shield that provides 100% coverage and an overall tinned copper braid with 90% coverage. A durable, yet flexible PFA insulation is layered between each shield, which protects the inner foil shield from making contact with the outer tinned copper braid. In addition, the foil shield is isolated from damage caused by mechanical stress, vibration and continuous motion.

Cicoil's patented computer-controlled extrusion process allows each dual shielded pair to be placed in a flat parallel profile, precisely controlling the inner component spacing, jacket thickness and the overall cable shape. This ensures that each of the individually shielded pairs do not rub against each other, wear during operation and provide optimum EMI/RFI suppression. This combination of features makes Cicoil's flat, double shielded cables an excellent alternative to single shielded or individually shielded round cables.

The compact, flame retardant cable is free of contaminants & halogens, and is engineered to provide uninterrupted data transmission reliability, space efficiency and consistent electrical characteristics. The proprietary Flexx-Sil™ jacket is also self-healing from small punctures and is impervious to long term exposure to water, ice, steam, UV light, ozone, sunlight, radiation, humidity, fungus, temperature extremes (-65 °C to +260 °C), coarse sand, autoclave and many chemicals.

Cables are available in continuous lengths, break-outs, custom shapes for very tight spaces, cut to order, or as assemblies, complete with connectors of your choice, 100% tested and inspected for peak electrical performance, quality and reliability.

Cicoil's Dual Shielded Cables are UL & CSA Recognized, CE Conforming, RoHS & REACH Compliant, Class 1 Clean Room Rated and are manufactured in an automated, climate controlled environment, with strict quality and inspection controls.

Cicoil has been a leader in designing and manufacturing high performance cable assemblies for over fifty years. The company's Patented Flexx-Sil™ Flat Cable Technology provides high flexibility, extremely long life, and they can withstand temperature extremes from -65 degrees to +260 degrees Celsius. Cicoil's flat cables are used in thousands of demanding applications; including aircraft fuel control cells, semiconductor automation, and the Space Shuttle. Cicoil designs and manufactures its Flexx-Sil™ jacketed cables and cable assemblies in an automated facility in Valencia, California. Cicoil's quality assurance system is certified to the ISO 9001 (AS9100) standard. Visit for more information, or call 661-295-1295 to speak to an application engineer.

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