# Braided (Vance) - Legacy

This option defines a braided shield using the Vance model.

## Parameters:

Use legacy shields definitions
Unselect this option to define a layered shield using shield definitions from an SD card.
Number of carriers (m)
The number of the carriers in the braided shield.
Weave angle $\psi$ (degrees)
The weave angle of the shield.
Number of filaments (n)
The number of filaments in each carrier.
Diameter (d)
The diameter of the filament.
Metallic material
PEC
Select this option to set the shield of the filaments to PEC.
Material label
The label of the metallic material (as defined in the DI card) to be used for the shield.
Coating
Material label for coating
The label of the dielectric (as defined in the DI card) to be used as the coating for the cable.
Thickness of layer for coating
Define the thickness of the dielectric coating.