static electricity


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static electricity

Electricity generated by friction of certain materials.
See also: electricity
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Answers will vary, but other materials that can also create static electricity include fake fur, wool, silk, and human hair.
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.
When that happens, static electricity on your body discharges.
Static electricity may be best known for delivering tiny jolts to people shuffling across carpets.
White it may not be noticeable to most users, there may be a greater risk of static electricity ignition if their refueling systems are not property functioning or maintained.
However, there are simple and effective remedies to cure static electricity thanks to SMC's Ionizer range.
Can you use static electricity to move a thin trickle of water flowing from a tap without touching the water?
Thus, it was necessary to propose an approach for the controlled elimination of static electricity (controlled redistribution of generated charge), as suggested above-mentioned passive device for elimination of static electricity.
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.
ACA has announced the release of its Static Electricity Guide "Generation and Control of Static Electricity in Coatings Operations.
The danger of static electricity in natural gas distribution pipe has been well-documented by third-party industry associations and federal oversight agencies.