Thermal Control Materials

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One of our core strengths is vacuum deposition. Sheldahl’s materials are used for numerous applications including:

  • Passive thermal control for satellites & launch vehicles
  • Thermal insulation for F1 racing cars & fire suits
  • Robust materials for audio and medical applications
  • Solutions for renewable energy

Sheldahl’s materials are available with a wide variety of vacuum deposited metals:

  • Titanium
  • Copper
  • Chrome
  • NiCr (NiChrome)
  • Monel
  • Inconel
  • Nickel
  • Aluminum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Germanium
  • ITO (Indium Tin Oxide)
  • SIOx (Silicon Oxide)
  • AgCi (Silver Chloride)

Contact us for custom coating options.

Sheldahl is capable of depositing on a variety of different film options:

  • PET
  • PI
  • FEP
  • PEEK
  • PVF
  • PEN
  • Foils
  • Fabrics

Both high volume roll-to-roll and custom batch processing are available.

Sheldahl’s gold-coated materials are used when performance counts and quality can not be compromised.  The IR reflectance properties of gold are unsurpassed. It is the best metal for your critical thermal applications. 

When your design applications require the highest quality and longest product life; when second chances are not an option; our gold coated and gold patterned materials are your solution.

Product Applications include:

  • Medical Devices
  • F1 Racing Car Shielding
  • Speaker & Audio Applications
  • Critical Heat Reflection Applications

The Sheldahl material’s REDBOOK contains the industry’s most comprehensive compilation of the latest technical information on thermal control materials.

Technical information in the REDBOOK includes:

  • Multi-layer Insulation (MLI)
  • Tapes
  • SSM Radiator Materials
  • ESD Materials
  • Laminates