static charge


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static charge

[′stad·ik ′chärj]
(electricity)
An electric charge accumulated on an object.
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Low conductivity liquids are unable to dissipate the static charge. Static buildup can occur even if the vessel is earthed.
This static charge can (and does) foul processes by causing irregular feeding or separation of blends.
Some benchtops are finished with synthetic countertop material that can encourage a static charge. Wiping synthetic surfaces with a dry cloth can make it worse.
The ionised air kills the static charge on the dust, allowing the speed of the air to remove it.
The static charge being stored in the surface of the bottles caused them to repel each other and lose their vertical positioning, leading to the production line being shut down while the bottles were manually re-aligned.
Candy wrappers, folders, paper, foam cups, cigarette packs, plastic and masking tape, plastics, vinyl, heat guns with blowers and common packing material can have a high static charge. Keep them away from the work site.
The discharge stick is used to safely remove the static charge from equipment and other voltage-retaining components while performing maintenance work.
By placing the cord 0.25 to 0.5 inches above a moving web, conveyor or product, its projected micro filaments interact with the static field on the product or conveyor, eliminating the static charge on the surface.
They bump together and create a static charge, released as lightning.
Lightning can also occur within the ash clouds from volcanic eruptions, or can be caused by violent forest fires which generate sufficient dust to create a static charge.
The CSB investigation is still underway, however the explosion has been attributed to fine sugar dust, which can become combustible if it is too dry and a static charge accumulates.
The AeroChamber MAX[R] allows your patient "More Time to Breathe Easy" Our valued holding chamber contains StatBan[TM], an anti-static polymer that minimizes static charge to maximize performance with all pMDI formulations.