Technical Bulletins

Tech Bulletin 101: NRL Arch Reflectivity

Learn more about how MAST Technologies characterizes the electrical properties of materials in a reflection environment via a custom-fabricated NRL Arch Reflectivity test setup. Contact a MAST engineer if you have any questions about the NRL Arch Reflectivity test setup or other characterization methods.

Tech Bulletin 102: Elastomer Selection

Use this handy technical bulletin to take the guesswork out of elastomer selection in a variety of unique RF absorbing, microwave absorbing and emi shielding applications. This guide is a useful starting point for material downselection, but feel free to contact a MAST engineer if this bulletin isn’t comprehensive enough for your needs.

Tech Bulletin 103: Transmission Tunnel

Learn more about how MAST Technologies characterizes the electrical properties of materials in a transmission environment via a custom-fabricated transmission tunnel test setup. Contact a MAST engineer if you have any questions about the transmission tunnel test setup or other characterization methods.

Tech Bulletin 104: MR21 Series Outgassing

Take a look at outgassing data for MAST Technologies’ Cavity Resonance Absorber MR21 Series of silicone microwave / RF absorbers.  This data is particularly useful when evaluating materials for aerospace applications. Contact a MAST engineer if you have any questions about this data or if you’d like to request additional information.

Tech Bulletin 105: Silicone Adhesion

Explore silicone adhesion data for MAST Technologies’ Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs) offered on all standard microwave / RF absorbers. This data is useful for applications with specific bond strength requirements. Contact a MAST engineer if you have any questions about this data or if you’d like to request additional information.

Tech Bulletin 106: Die Cutting Design Guidelines

Die cutting complex parts can be a challenging task, but utilizing these guidelines in the design phase can eliminate headaches during production. Follow the simple rules in this Technical Bulletin to reduce cost and improve lead-time during production. Contact a MAST engineer if you have any questions about die design or if you’d like to request additional information.