degaussing


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

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a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced that QSGI INC is using the Fujitsu Mag EraSURE degaussing solution as part of its industry-leading suite of information technology security services.
Degaussing neutralizes a ship's magnetic field by sending electrical currents through a series of metal cables encircling all or part of the hull.
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.
Degaussing is the act of erasing information from a magnetic disk or other storage device.
To reduce this risk, some Navy ships are equipped with degaussing systems, basically a network of electrical cables that wraps the ship.
However, the firm's imaginative schemes for a History and Science Museum in Charleston (design completed 1998) and the Degaussing Office Building (design completed 2001) show the versatility of the firm's work, which responds to a given setting with strong and memorable form.
There are three methods for sanitizing a computer: disk shredding, disk degaussing, and disk wiping.
Categories featured include PTCs for overcurrent protection, telecom, switching applications, degaussing, motor starting, sensors and heating elements.
Most of today's high-capacity tapes cannot be erased by degaussing (waving a magnet over the tape to scramble the metallic particles on the tape).
If it can be brought vividly home to the members of the unions engaged in such activities that the lack of ships and of degaussing and paravane equipment was causing the loss of lives of fellow-unionists in the Seamen's Union, they would readily agree to forego their objections and make extreme efforts to remedy the situation to the best of their ability.
Degaussing leaves the media in a randomized magnetic state.
Along with those products, the company has developed a patented magnetic clamping system, along with a degaussing process that allows IPV and Smart Manufacturing stations to perform at modern production line speeds.
Magnetic-signature and degaussing work at WOL led to the development and fielding of the drive-through deperming facilities for submarines at Kings Bay, Georgia, and Bangor, Washington.
I've found that using magnetic degaussing 5-10 seconds via the printed side of the CD markedly improves the sound.
Advanced degaussing techniques and damping systems are needed.