RF shielding systems

Copper-nickel fabric

Copper-nickel shielding

Copper-nickel fabric shielding, commonly referred to as RF fabric, has been used since the early 2000s and is a fast and optimal solution for different applications. It is mechanically attached to plywood previously installed by your local contractor.

This system provides RF shielding performance that exceeds the strict requirements of MRI OEMs. It is also a great solution for projects with significant space constraints.

Uses of copper-nickel fabric shielding

  • Radio frequency (RF) shielding for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • For laboratories, test rooms, and research centres
  • In veterinary clinics

Benefits of copper-nickel fabric shielding

  • Light and compact materials for ease of delivery to site
  • Adjustable on site according to the conditions
  • Meets the requirements of MRI equipment manufacturers
  • Rapid installation
  • SDI Canada 15-year warranty

Technical features

  • RF fabric mechanically fastened to ¾” plywood
  • Continuous joint system with aluminum bars
  • Sections are easily-removed and installed for equipment deliveries
  • Double plywood floor
  • Angles can be easily made in the walls

Compatible components

  • Manual and semi-automatic pneumatic shielded doors
  • Large, shielded window
  • RF filters and RF waveguide (search, sprinklers, ventilation, etc.)
  • Patient experience enhancement systems
  • Magnetic shielding
  • Injector
  • Cryogenic vent

General details

Relevant documents

FAQ Shielding

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Pre-Install Checklist

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Catalogue Shielding

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Typical Wall sections

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