static discharge

static discharge

static discharge
A charge of static electricity picked up by an aircraft during its motion through the air. It is discharged into the atmosphere through static dischargers (wicks) located at the trailing edges.
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It offers bubble-free application, and it reduces the potential for static discharge when liners are peeled from labelstock - a process known to ignite chemical vapors in some manufacturing environments.
This is a cost effective solution to reduce the risk of static discharge and fire, and also helps to achieve ATEX compliance when used in conjunction with other safety methods such as appropriate grounding of equipment and reduced flow rates.
That includes lightning, as well as the sun's heat, spontaneous ignition, chemicals, static discharge, high winds, storms, animals and natural disasters.
This characteristic enhances a manufacturer's ability to protect against a static discharge within the fuel system.
Whether it is for general maintenance like wiping hands, cleaning large spills and parts, or other tasks sensitive to linting or where static discharge poses a problem, Tork has a wiper optimized for the job.
Each static discharge puts out electromagnetic energy.
Static discharge wicks may not be a cure-all, but we think they are worth trying.
VISA dispatched teams into the field to analyse the problem and eventually narrowed the cause to electro static discharge (ESD) from the HoloMag stripe.
Armament personnel utilize this system to ground themselves and equipment prior to performing maintenance tasks involving explosives known as EEDs, thereby preventing static discharge that could initiate these devices.
The six-axis Fanuc robot is equipped with end of arm tooling to handle a label, a moulding and a static discharge device.