Faraday bags, also known as Faraday cages, are devices that are designed to shield electronic devices from electromagnetic interference. These bags are made of conductive materials that block radio frequency signals and prevent electronic devices from receiving or transmitting signals while inside the bag.

The Faraday bag was named after Michael Faraday, an English scientist who discovered the principles of electromagnetic induction in the early 19th century. Faraday’s research showed that a conducting material can block electromagnetic fields by redistributing the charge on its surface.

Two people inside a Faraday Cage - protected from the electric field.

In the early days of radio communication, it was discovered that radio waves could interfere with electronic devices. This interference could cause a range of problems, from static on the radio to complete malfunction of electronic equipment. To solve this problem, engineers began developing Faraday cages – metallic enclosures that could block electromagnetic waves and protect sensitive equipment.

As electronic devices became smaller and more portable, the need for portable Faraday cages grew. Faraday bags were developed to address this need. These bags are made of a conductive material, such as copper or aluminium, which is woven into a fabric. The fabric is then coated with an insulating material, such as plastic, to prevent the conductive material from coming into contact with the device inside the bag.

Faraday bags offer many benefits, including protecting electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and potentially harmful electromagnetic fields (EMFs). EMFs are emitted by electronic devices, such as cell phones, and have been linked to a range of health concerns, including cancer, neurological disorders, and fertility problems. By shielding electronic devices from EMFs, Faraday bags can help reduce your exposure to these potentially harmful emissions.

In addition to protecting against EMFs, Faraday bags can also prevent hacking and electronic surveillance by blocking radio frequency signals. This makes them a valuable tool for law enforcement, cybersecurity professionals, and individuals who want to protect their personal data and privacy. Faraday bags are also easy to use and come in a variety of sizes and styles, making them a convenient solution for protecting electronic devices both at home and on the go.

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With Mission Darkness & OffGrid products, you can rest assured that your electronic devices (and your body) are protected from electromagnetic interference and wireless signals, keeping your digital assets secure and you healthy.

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