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static electricity

Electricity generated by friction of certain materials.
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Intertec and BAaAaAeALFA worked together to develop the new antistatic coatin BAaAaAeALFA chose single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) to provide the requir conductivity and has developed proprietary techniques to disperse the SWCNTs in the coating material.
The packaging end-use industry segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the antistatic agents market in 2016.
Several methods to improve the antistatic properties of PUs were reported in our previous studies [19-21], In this investigation, we have obtained permanently antistatic PUs which contain ILs in backbone chains.
In order to ensure the safe operation of oil tanks, the inner wall of oil tanks should be coated with antistatic and anticorrosive coatings, which can prevent the corrosion of the oil tanks, restrain the generation of static charges, and accelerate releasing charges in the inner wall of oil tanks.
Disposable Eye Shieldz[TM] are lightweight for prolonged wear and come with a disposable frame and replaceable antifog and antistatic lenses.
Their legacy of conductive polymers now affects a range of applications and ongoing development, including antistatic materials, antirust coatings, batteries, and so-called smart windows that turn dark in sunlight.
"Sisal and coir are natural fibers that are antistatic and antibacterial," says General Manager Mark Weidner.
Antistatic agents are additives that are added to polymers to reduce the build-up of static charge in various materials.
Due to its antistatic nature, less dust or dirt adhere to the components, which are also protected against damage from electrostatic discharge.
Kiguchi prepared antistatic pre-expanded polypropylene beads by soaking PP pellets containing the antistatic glycerin esters in a water dispersion of foaming and dispersion agents.
Based on the disadvantages mentioned above, there is a demand for antistatic properties of the plastic materials used.
BASF has developed for the first time an antistatic thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) granulate which for the time being goes under the Elastostat brand name in the TPU portfolio.