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Hi,
What can act like coax shield?
i meal if i have extra wire connected to the shield and i want to wrap it with some "tape" act like the shield....

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If you tape is metal, and you can apply it "coaxially" without a gap, then yes.
 

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I Mis understood what you said, There is exist tape like this? what the name of this tape?
its act like the braid of the coax ?
 

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Does Aluminum Foil will be same as the Coax shield ??

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Aluminium foil is used e.g. for TV antenna cables, but usually in combination with a copper braid. Ethernet cables have usally an aluminium foil screen with an additional shield wire.
 

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