RF/EMI Shielded Portable Tents/Enclosures

Custom RF/EMI shielded portable tents from 4’ x 4′ to larger sizes.

Select Fabricators’ RF/EMI shielded soft wall enclosures are available as a high-performance alternative to hard wall metal chambers and provide over -90 dB shielding effectiveness with portable to semi-permanent design options.

Applications for Select Fabricators’ Portable RF / EMI Shielded Enclosures include: EMC pre-compliance or conducted and radiated emissions testing, wireless device testing, temporary EMI shielding, and secure communications.

Call us at 585-393-0650 or get your project started by filling out the Enclosure Request below to start to build your custom RF / EMI Shielded Enclosure.



Product Specification Download


General Specifications
  • All enclosures are made in the USA
  • Standard sizes are available – we can produce any custom size as well
  • All enclosures come with:
    • Standard size patented double magnet door size: 40” x 70”
    • Heavy duty tarp flooring to protect the conductive floor
    • Protective tent carry/storage bag
    • Frame style of your choice
    • Shielding Effectiveness Certificate
    • Complete assembly instructions
    • One-year limited warranty
External Frame Styles

Manufactured using Select Fabricators’ US made, RoHS compliant, conductive NOVA Select fabric and double (US No. 8,530,756) or single (US No. 9,029,714) patented door seal system in order to provide the highest shielding effectiveness for a RF / EMI shielded tent on the market. Double Wall construction of NOVA Select fabric will provide shielding effectiveness of -85 to over -100dB on average from 400 MHz to 18 GHz.

Select Fabricators has contracted independent laboratories to perform the IEEE® 299 standard test on a complete assembled system including installed components operating under typical conditions at various frequencies measured through the tent wall at multiple locations in the tent.

  • Series 100*: Portable easy-up steel frame (5-minute deployment)
  • Series 500: Semi-permanent round heavy-duty aluminum frame (15-30-minute deployment)
  • Series 300: Semi-permanent / permanent rectangular heavy-duty extruded aluminum frame (60-minute deployment)

*Only available for standard footprints listed below (L x W):

  • 4’ x 4’
  • 7’ x 7’
  • 9’ x 9’
  • 9’ x 14’
  • 9’ x 19’
Shielding Effectiveness

Below is the IEEE® 299 standard test of a walk-in tent performed by an independent laboratory.

Options and Connectors

The following options are available for any of our RF/EMI Shielded Enclosures:


  • Flame retardant/resistant liner
  • ESD liner to provide static control
  • Sound reduction/absorbing lining and sound masking systems
  • Exterior covers for outdoor deployment
  • Vestibule entrance
  • Zero-threshold door
  • Custom size door
  • Shielded Windows
  • Detachable floor


  • Pelican storage cases
  • Shipping cases
  • Airline compatible travel cases
  • Frame cases


  • RF / microwave absorbing foam
  • I/O filter plates
  • EMI hardened lights
  • In-house or independent IEEE® 299 (1-18 gHz testing of completed enclosure)
  • Custom engineering/design of enclosure

I/O Plate Filtered Connectors:

  • AC Power
  • DC Power
  • 1G and 10G Ethernet
  • USB: 2.0, 3.0, and C-Speed
  • DB9
  • DB15
  • DB25
  • HDMI 1.4
  • SMA
  • BNC
  • N-Type
  • ST/ST
  • TNC
  • RJ11
  • Custom waveguides
Patent Information

Our closure system on all RF/EMI shielded enclosures and RF shielding Faraday tents is manufactured using NovaSelect™ silver/copper/nickel conductive fabric and utilizes our patented single door (US Pat. No. 9,029,714) or double door (US Pat. No. 8,530,756) seal system. The double magnet strip closure delivers maximum isolation.

See graph below for results of our Magnet Door system versus a Velcro system: