Satellite Applications

August 30, 2019

Antennas, Flexible Back Panels, Flex Circuits, Flex Heaters, Flat Cables

Fralock is a manufacturer of custom aerospace components and subassemblies, and has served the aerospace industry for over 50 years.  The company provides a full range of design, development, and manufacturing services to meet the needs of the satellite industry.

As application demands increase for polymer based solutions, Fralock is able to meet those needs by developing and manufacturing special purpose polymers, foils and adhesive based products and components for technically advanced OEM’s.

Our All Polyimide Adhesiveless Laminate designs afford a unique combination of improved flexibility, greater durability, lower mass, improved electrical performance, and superior radiation resistance.

We are an ISO 9001 and AS9100 registered ITAR registered design, development and manufacturing company dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and product realization for the most demanding applications.

Heater Approvals

Performance Advantages:

  • Abrasion resistant
  • Full Encapsulation
  • Full folding—Unparalleled flexibility
  • Maintains its mechanical properties at extreme temperatures, from cryogenic -269°C (-516°F) to over 220°C (428°F)
  • Meets NASA requirements for Space (Outgassing)
  • Significantly higher radiation resistance
  • Significantly higher Watt densities
  • Static dissipative (Optional)

Heater Approvals:

  • NASA/Goddard Approved (GSFC S-311-P-841)