US Pat. No. 10,212,863

SLOTTED FABRIC OVER FOAM ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE GASKETS

Laird Technologies Inc., ...

1. A gasket of indefinite length for the mitigation of electromagnetic interference (EMI), the gasket comprising a series of sections of resiliently compressible core material wrapped in an electrically-conductive outer layer, each section having a base, the sections joined at their bases by strips of the electrically-conductive outer layer, wherein:the electrically-conductive outer layer is electrically-conductive metallized fabric, and the resiliently compressible core material is a foam core;
the electrically-conductive metallized fabric is adhered to the foam core by way of an adhesive;
the gasket further comprises a bottom;
the electrically-conductive metallized fabric is wrapped around the foam core such that the electrically-conductive metallized fabric comprises two bottom portions on the bottom of the gasket, where the bottom portions do not meet and thus result in a gap therebetween; and
the gasket further comprises a strip of pressure sensitive adhesive adhered to the bottom of the gasket along its length, the strip of pressure sensitive adhesive covering the gap between the bottom portions of the electrically-conductive metallized fabric.

US Pat. No. 10,893,636

METHOD FOR FORMING A PICKUP AREA OF A BOARD LEVEL SHIELD

Laird Technologies Inc., ...

1. A method comprising raising a pickup area of a pickup member including one or more arms extending between the pickup area and one or more sidewalls of a frame of a board level shield (BLS), such that the pickup area is raised relative to and above an upper surface of the one or more sidewalls of the frame, and such that the pickup area rotates in place as the pickup area is raised relative to and above the upper surface of the one or more sidewalls, wherein raising the pickup area comprises rotating the pickup area in an X-Y plane such that the pickup area is moved in a Z direction relative to the upper surface of the one or more sidewalls without moving a location of the pickup area in either the X or Y directions.