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FS-200 FerroSorb™ EMC Absorber

FS-200 FerroSorb™ EMC Absorber

Ferrosorb FS-200 is the latest addition to the FS Family of hybrid (ferrite tile and carbon loaded material) absorbers from ETS-Lindgren.

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Key Features

  • 30 MHz to 40 GHz Frequency Range
  • Small Profile
  • For Use with Ferrite Tile Backing
  • Up to 775 W/m2 (0.5 W/in2) CW Power Handling
  • Fire Retardant
  • Meets Requirements for:
    – MIL-STD 461 E/F
    – RTCA DO-160
    – CISPR 25
    – Ideal for Covering Non-Critical Areas of 3 m Chambers
  • Optional FlexSorbTM Flexible Absorber Colors Available


FERROSORB FS-200 is the latest addition to the FS Family of hybrid (ferrite tile and carbon loaded material) absorbers from ETS-Lindgren. The FAA-200 loaded foam part is designed to match the impedance of ETS-Lindgren’s ferrite tile panel FT-1500. When combined these two absorber technologies become the FS-200 absorber system.


Frequency Range

The absorber has a very broad band range of 30 MHz to 40 GHz, meeting the required range for MIL-STD 461 and CISPR 25.

Small Profile

Only 20 cm high (8 inches), this absorber has very low profile yet it has excellent absorption for the entire range of frequencies. The absorber ships in standard 60 cm x 60 cm (23.6 in. x 23.6 in.) pieces with 36 truncated pyramids per piece.

Tile Backing

The FAA-200 material is designed to provide absorption at low frequencies provided that it is used with a ferrite tile backing as part of the FS-200 absorber system.

Power Handling

Like other ETS-Lindgren absorb-ers, the FS-200 can handle up to 775 W/m 2 (0.5 w/in 2 ) CW power density (540 V/m) in RF and MW frequencies. For periods less than 10 minutes, the absorber can safely handle up to 2650 W/m 2 (1.7 W/in 2 ) power density (1000 V/m).

Maximum service temperature is 90° Celsius (190° F) continuous.

Fire Retardant

This absorber meets the fire retardant standards of NRL 8093 Tests 1, 2, 3, MIT MS-8-21, UL 94, and DIN 4102-B2: Tests for Flammability. FS-200 has an ASTM E84-84 flame-spread index of 35 and a smoke developed index of 450.


FS-200 meets the absorption requirements of MIL-STD 461 E/F and RTCA DO 160, as well as CISPR 25. It can also be used to cover non-critical areas on FACTTM Chambers.

FlexSorb Coating and Colors Options

FS-200 absorber is also available with FlexSorb flexible, non-hygroscopic coating in a variety of colors. Contact ETS-Lindgren for details.
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Information presented is subject to change as product enhancements are made. Contact ETS-Lindgren Sales Department for current specification.