Faraday cage contruction?

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Faraday cage contruction?

Post by Flying Lead » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:47 pm

Is it possible to build for a reasonable amount, a Faraday cage to shield something small like a generator or ATV?
Would it stop the damage from an EMP? Will a ship type container work?
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Re: Faraday cage contruction?

Post by flybynight » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:12 am

I'm not an expert, but if you can seal the gaps in the doorway with metal and still e able to open it up and close. It should work. If your welding skills are up to the task you could weld up a small garage type container out of corrugated metal pannels.
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Re: Faraday cage contruction?

Post by taipan821 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:02 am

do you plan on using it regularly?
does the ATV have an ECU?

My first though would be a shipping container with aluminium tape over the hinges, a wire mesh would work, but you'd have to ensure that the gaps are less than the wavelength.

A normal garden shed should work...but I do not know if the concrete would block electromagnetic radiation. It stops other radiation though
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Re: Faraday cage contruction?

Post by Stercutus » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:49 am

I hear a bag of chips will get it done.
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