Introduction: DS18B20 Radiation Shield
This is a mini tutorial. The radiation shield will be used in my tutorial of Arduino meteo station with ethernet.
Step 1: Parts
3x 15cm stainless steel rod M6
6x M6 nuts
15x 25mm nilon spacers M6
1x wall bracket
6x plate (like that under flower pots) with diameter of 16cm
Step 2: Usefull Tools
- Battery drill
- 3mm and 6mm drill bit
Step 3: Drill Holes Into Plates
At first we need to drill holes to plates. We have three rods, so it will be a equilateral triangle.
Sketch the triangle to plates with marker. Then drill 6mm hole in every corner of triangle.
Also drill 3mm hole in center of two bottom plates and 3mm hole in two next plates. The next two plates wil not have a hole.
Step 4: Rods
Take rods and add nuts and washers to bottom of them.
Step 5: Base
Make a base by inserting the rods into the bottom plate.
Step 6: Add More Layers
Add spacers to the base and then, add next plate and so on. Repeat that until you will have four layers.
Step 7: Insert DS18B20
As I said before, the two bottom plates have 3mm hole in center and next two plates have 6mm hole in center. Now, take the DS18B20 and put it trought the holes.
Step 8: Add More Layers (2)
Add two more layers like before.
Step 9: Top and Wall Bracket
We have completed the radiation shield, but it is still to fragile so we have to add the nuts on top. Also take the wall bracket and screw it on top.
Step 10: Done
Congratulations. It's done. Now you can use it as a part of arduino meteo station with ethernet or anything else you want.
Arduino meteo station with ethernet: https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Meteo-Sta...