Re: [SI-LIST] : Shielded Flat Flex Cable

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From: Doug McKean (dmckean@corp.auspex.com)
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 18:08:26 PST


Don't try the conductive coating since it's very brittle.
Better to use aluminum foil or copper tape if needed.
Halfway decent for prototypes. But, the flexing combined
with any bend radius issues will fatigue the metal foil.
Best to stay with a production style cabling.
Good luck.

- Doug

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rod Barman" <rodb@cs.ubc.ca>
To: <si-list@silab.eng.sun.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 1:53 PM
Subject: [SI-LIST] : Shielded Flat Flex Cable

>
> I apologize in advance for this being off topic, but I'm looking
> for a source of shielded flat flex cable in prototype quantities.
>
> In particular I would like to find 0.5mm, 15 conductor, 6 inch,
> shielded although anything close would be great.
>
> The only source I've been able to find is Digikey but they no longer
> carry shielded flex cable.
>
> I also understand that I could in theory paint the cable with
> a conductive coating.
>
> Thanks --rod.

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