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the process of making a (steel) ship's hull nonmagnetic by producing an opposing magnetic field

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Driving with a matched degaussing pulse, as shown in Figure 9(a), was compared with an unmatched degaussing pulse, as shown in Figure 9(b), in a constant geomagnetic field.
While all of these methods can be effective, I favor a two-stage approach that combines degaussing with crushing or shredding.
It was a stupid thing to do because there were no jobs." But his headmaster managed to find him one as a junior clerk at the Admiralty depot at the Dowlais Iron Works, in a unit working on degaussing mines.
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For non-paper based records, approved methods for disposition include burning in a pyrolytic furnace or other incinerator, destroying in a dry pulverizing system, shredding, grinding, milling, knurling, disintegration, and degaussing. In cases of computer software and hardware, the agency must erase confidential records in such a way as to prevent retrieval.
It seems that every week we hear about the laptop that was left behind in a cab, the DVD disks that were found in the rubbish, the unencrypted backup tapes that showed up sans degaussing for sale on eBay, the flash drive that was used to steal thousands of documents, etc.
Secure destruction offerings include degaussing (magnetic destruction of data) and material shredding--utilizing both of these processes eliminates the possibility of sensitive data leaving the custody chain.
The US Navy's USS Higgins (DDG 76) recently conducted initial tests of its High-Temperature Superconductor (HTS) degaussing system.
The Office of Naval Research and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division's Ship Engineering Station Philadelphia have installed a high-temperature superconducting degaussing coil system on board a destroyer, the USS Higgins, at the naval station in San Diego, Calif.
You can also use disk sanitizing or degaussing (demagnetization) programs.
Panasonic is successfully using the new technology at the Matsushita Eco Technology Center (METEC) to recover copper from degaussing coils covered with vinyl chloride tape found in CRT TVs.
* Complies with National Security Agency and Department of Defense degaussing requirements
The manual unit complies with National Security Agency and Department of Defense degaussing requirements.
Locked cage storage and 24 hour surveillance coupled with disk overwriting, drive degaussing, disk shredding and asset and ID tag removal services offer clients peace of mind that their data will remain secure.