IEEE EMC Society Chapter of West Michigan
Information about previous and upcoming chapter meetings for the IEEE EMC Society Chapter of West Michigan can be found on this site.

EMC Society

Next Chapter Meeting:

Please email Ryan Aldridge ( if you plan to attend.


April 19, 2018


5:30 - 6:00 - Social time.
(Food will be provided)
6:00 - 7:30 - Technical Presentation


Attendance is free of charge to all IEEE Members and Non-Members


PCB shields, gaskets, and absorbers

This presentation will cover:
Standard board level shield options
Slot Lok shields: How they work, design flexibility and production process overview
EMI gaskets review – fingerstock, Fabric/foam, conductive elastomer
Ferrites – materials overview
Microwave absorber
Design Conditions and cost will be discussed.

Presenter: Blair Clark and Scott Lewis of LeaderTech

Scott Lewis has worked in the EMI shielding industry since 1983

Scott currently is a regional sales representative for LeaderTech. He has extensive background on gasket and BLS manufacturing and capabilities. He is knowledgeable in cost drivers on most EMI shielding materials. Design suggestions based on product capabilities and processes per application.
Mr. Lewis has also worked at Instrument Specialties/Laird 1983-2005 in field and regional sales, sales management and product management for metal shielding products