static electricity

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electricity produced by friction

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When humidity is low, static electricity problems will happen.
The low treat rates offer a cost effective solution to static electricity in fluids, when used in conjunction with appropriate grounding of equipment, for use in solvents, and coatings applications.
Help could be on the way from one of the most common, yet poorly understand, forms of power generation: static electricity.
Use static electricity (same as above) to move your ghost to the manuscript.
* The ability to neutralize static electricity and cleans at distances up to 15 ft.
Apart from party tricks involving picking up pieces of paper with a comb, static electricity can be a nuisance in the plastics industry with dust attraction during storage or in service.
Factory Mutual approvals require the PIRANHA to pass a series of static grounding suitability tests including clamp pressure testing, pull resistance testing, vibration testing and electrical continuity testing, to ensure PIRANHAs are capable of making repeated and reliable connections to plant equipment, like cans, barrels, totes and vessels, that can be electrified by static electricity.
This is when I learned about the static electricity charge generated by fuel flowing in the hose from the self-serve pump to the hand-held filler nozzle we have all used many times.
The effect resembles static electricity, but that shouldn't build up in a single material.
Electronic components are sensitive to electrostatic discharge (ESD)--in other words, the discharge of static electricity. ESD can degrade or destroy transistors, resistors and integrated circuits in the LADS.
Static electricity seriously degrades precision weighing, especially at the microgram level.
The new technology uses the triboelectric effect, the same process that causes static electricity shocks.
Dissipation of static electricity is critical to avoid damage to electronic circuitry and reduce particle build-up on medical devices and surrounding surfaces.
Not Your Same Old Diesel Fuel Anymore" is a new best practices guidance bulletin from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers that warns of the greater static electricity ignition hazards associated with use of Ultra low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD).