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Y-shield netting and fleeces protect against electromagnetic radiation (EM radiation or EMR).
Electromagnetic radiation is a particular form of the more general electromagnetic field (EM field), which is produced by moving, charged particles.
The radio signals emitted by mobile phones also generate small but significant amounts of electromagnetic radiation (EMR), which is as good as in several different forms of radiating energy waves including microwaves, infrared light, ultraviolet light, X-rays, gamma rays and even visible light.
A cell phone’s transmitter converts your voice into an electrical signal, which it then dispatches as radio frequency energy, another form of electromagnetic radiation. Protecting, shielding and blocking this is sometimes the only way to reduce the levels of electromagnetic radiation.
Y-Shield nettings and fleeces are woven, metalised polyester nettings for the protection against high-frequency radiation (HF) and low-frequency electric fields (LF).
These standard products are suitable for bonding to walls, ceilings and floors. This professional product is typically used for Ministries of Defence, banks, laboratories, and other environments in which safety and security are crucial.
The material is now available for private use. Typical applications are for interior bonding onto walls, ceilings, floors, as intermediate layer, for drywall constructions or loosely laid.