antistatic agent

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antistatic agent

[¦an·tē¦stad·ik ′ā·jənt]
(materials)
A material used with textiles, plastics, paper products, or wax polishes to reduce static-electrical charges by allowing the charge to leak off. Also known as antistat.

antistatic agent

An agent which minimizes static electricity in plastics; may consist of chemical additives or metallic devices connected to an electrical ground.
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tallow amidoethyl)-2-hydoxyethyl ammonium methyl sulfate), water, preservative, fragrance and optionally an anti-static agent, dye transfer inhibition/color protection agent, odor removal/odor capturing agent, soil shielding/soil releasing agent, ultraviolet light protection agents, sanitizing agent, disinfecting agent, water repellency agents, insect repellency agent, anti-pilling agents, scouring agent, mildew removing agent, enzyme, allergicide agent, starch agent, bleaching agent, optical brightness agent, colorant/hueing agent, and/or surfactant.
* Plastic additives (high performance antioxidant, UV absorber, anti-static agent and modifiers)
L-TECH last longer, maintains a high flow rate at low micron ratings when filtering as pressure differential increases at a steady rate as cartridge loads, does not contaminate the process bath with anti-static agent and is a high efficiency filter from the very first pass.
Varamix products are developed around individual customer needs consisting of a blend of aramid fiber, aramid pulp, an inorganic partitioning agent and an anti-static agent (if needed).
Conductive preps are comprised of an anti-static agent dissolved in a suitable carrier.
Henkel Consumer Goods' Purex Complete 3-in-l Laundry Sheets house a detergent, fabric softener and anti-static agent that can go from the washing machine to the clothes dryer.
The new carrier has the added advantage of acting as an anti-static agent, eliminating the need for anti-static additives in many applications.
According to David Becker, manager of engineering at Swimways, the anti-static agent has reduced swirl to a small fraction of past levels.
Round bottom, heat sealed liners are made from LDPE, that incorporates an anti-static agent that rejects a static charge.
The composition consists of a hair fixative agent comprising polyquaternium-7, a conditioning agent comprising dimethicone and tallow trimonium chloride, a hair strengthening complex comprising hydrolyzed vegetable protein PG-propel silaneriol, a fragrance blend (wherein the fragrance blend comprises 4 methyI-4-(methylthio)-2-pentanone, at least one component having a log P ranging between about 1 and 3, and at least two components having a log P greater than 4.0), chelating agent, anti-static agent, preservative, solubilizer and water.
If you think it's impossible for a laundry sheet to house a detergent, fabric softener and anti-static agent that can go from the washing machine to the clothes dryer, think again.