A soft electromagnetic shielding fabric was successfully prepared by electroplating tin-nickel alloy on the Cu-plated PET fabric in potassium pyrophosphate system.Results show that the different tin content and different colour can be obtained by changing the ratio of metals in bath.Better corrosion resistance and anti-tarnishing were achieved with the fabric consisting of 68.96% Sn.The tin-nickel alloy surface for the electromagnetic shielding fabric had excellent conductivity,softness,permeability and soft luster、non-sensitized to the human body.Thereby it has broad prospect in EMI field and shielding clothing.


tin-nickel alloy, electroplating film, erosion resistance, eletromagnetic shielding fabric

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