The Faraday cage effect: What it is and how to overcome it
To some powder coaters, the Faraday cage effect is one of the biggest troublemakers in the application of powder coatings.
It can be particularly annoying when coating parts with multiple recesses and corners. This article takes the mystery out of what is a simple electrostatic phenomenon. It explains the aerodynamics involved and includes some practical tips on how to overcome the Faraday cage effect in your powder coating application.