static electricity


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static electricity

Electricity generated by friction of certain materials.
See also: electricity
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This conductivity consideration gives an extra layer of protection against static electricity, helping to keep the plant, people, processes and business safe, and also helping to achieve ATEX compliance.
We all were taught to ground the airplane to remove the static charge on the airframe, but few of us ever talked about--or learned about--the static electricity generated by fuel flowing in the rubber fuel hose, and what can happen when it discharges.
"Static electricity discharge when combustible vapors are present could result in a fire or explosion," the bulletin notes.
Static electricity is one of those invisible problems that often goes undiagnosed and causes manufacturers costly headaches in terms of lost production and product rejects.
EXAIR's Ion Air Gun removes static electricity, contaminants and dust from three-dimensional parts prior to labelling, assembly, packaging, painting or finishing.
In science, primary school children will be taught about key concepts such as static electricity, the solar system and how to name and classify objects in biology.
* A positive control (a material from the previous experiment that was found to have high activity near static electricity)
Elimination of static electricity in loading and refilling operations of oil and oil products and gas into the metal storage tanks and tank trucks is a very complex problem.
Constructed of Thunderon microfibers, anti-static FlexCord features thousands of conductive points which cause ionization and grounding to eliminate static electricity from conveyors and parts.
The Long Super Ion Air KnifeTM1 neutralizes static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3-D shapes up to 96" across and up to 20 feet away, The ionizer uses approximately 5 psig to move high volumes of compressed air, and the force can be adjusted.
1 -- TAKK has introduced new Anti-Static FlexCord, which easily removes static electricity from moving webs, conveyors, parts, etc.
Static electricity was one of the first kinds of electricity discovered.