Wedge Absorber for Anechoic Chambers


Wedge absorbers give around 20% more anechoic performance than full peak absorbers at frequencies below 1 GHz, due to their greater mass. The wedge system is used where a low-frequency bias is required.

Using the 20% mass the Wedge absorber system can save money by using smaller pyramids and the microwave performance is excellent with a return loss of -40dB at 8 x wavelength.

Global EMC’s wedge pyramid absorber gives excellent performance in compact chambers. The absorber fully complies with NRL 8093 parts I, II and III Fire safety standard.

Compatible chambers/applications: MIL-STD461G, CISPR12/25, ETSI, Radio/Low Microwave Work.

Length (mm) Part No. Normal incidence return loss (-dB)
- 50 MHz 100 MHz 300 MHz 1000 MHz 5 GHz 10 GHz
300 GDS300-W   N/O N/O 18 30 35 40
400 GDS400-W   N/O 12 20 30 40 40
500 GDS500-W   N/O 17 25 32 40 40
700 GDS700-W   15 20 30 35 40 40