stray voltage


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stray voltage

accumulation of low voltages in the metalwork of a milking parlor due either to leakage from poor wiring or to poor earthing (grounding) with no outlet for static electricity. Very small voltages cause restlessness and a fall in milk yield. Stronger currents can cause stunning or even electrocution.
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9,110,120, entitled "Apparatus and Method for Monitoring and Controlling Detection of Stray Voltage Anomalies" to Power Survey.
The pylons can cause corona discharge, stray voltage and construction noise in addition to wind-generated noise.
If you do, stray voltage could hurt you or your equipment.
If there is no separation between the pipe and the tracer wire and the wire should become accidentally energized by a lightning strike or by any other stray voltage it will melt through the polyethylene gas pipe causing a dangerous leak.
According to Worcester officials, no residents, pets or other animals have been reported zapped by stray voltage in the city, at least not since the inception of the city's customer service center in 2003.
Stray voltage is the extraneous voltage that is generated on grounded surfaces when current flows through the resistance of a ground path.
So, he sent my sub-crew out to do a centerline fuel tank stray voltage check, install/operationally check an outboard pylon, install/operationally check a multiple ejector rack (MER), and load bomb dummy units (BDUs).
Since 1980 there have been 14 reported electrical shocks caused by stray voltage conducted to personnel brows.
Regrettably, however, his passion generates stray voltage as his manuscript degenerates into an attack on the Bush administration's Iraq war policy, and further regresses into an assault on the Bush administration generally, political conservatism, and the Christian right.
Where sensitive circuits are present, we see stray voltage and attack of the via metalization.
The fire bottles and the CADS had been removed from the aircraft, and the voltmeter verified no stray voltage existed.
The military community needs to read Stray Voltage.