Static Elimination

Static Beat | Side Matters

When installing tinsel or a static bar near the web, does it matter which side it's on? If so, why does side matter?

Static Beat: Why Static Is Worse at High Speeds

At times, static is the root cause for significant waste, and at other times, it is simply an annoyance. Often, static problems are worse on machines

ITW Buys Contact Sheet & Web Cleaning Teknek

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) has acquired Glasgow, Scotland-based Teknek, a leading manufacturer of contact sheet and web cleaning solutions for the electronic and industrial markets

Static Beat: Static Dissipation Testing

From packaging that protects high tech electronic devices to webs that minimize static problems during production, antistatic films are big business.

Simco Becomes Simco-Ion

HATFIELD, PA | Simco Industrial celebrates its 75th anniversary with a new corporate identity. Following its recent acquisition of Ion Systems and its

Teknek Expands in Asia

RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND | Teknek, a provider of contact cleaning and yield improvement technology, reports two offices have been opened in Seoul, South

Static Beat: Surface Resistivity Testing

Designing products to have good static performance is cheaper and more reliable than upgrading manufacturing lines so they can handle static-prone products

Simco-Ion Becomes New Name in Static Control Technology

Simco Industrial takes on a new corporate identity, as the result of its acquisition last year of Ion Systems, and adopts the new name of Simco-Ion

Static Beat: How To Measure Resistivity

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This insight is from Ben Franklin, famous for his work on static electricity. Designing a product to

Monitor Static in Hazardous Areas

The 977HL Pulsed DC Controller is designed for use in environments where solvents are used to monitor and control static. Alerts operator when ionizing

Static Beat: Off-Line Charging Measurements

Customer requirements are constantly changing. Suppliers work hard to gain a performance edge or a cost advantage. The pace of change is fast, and the

Reduce Static on Digital Presses

The RFDi 30-in. solution for remoistening on large-format digital printers reduces electrostatic charges, paper curl, and buckling. Said to result in

Eliminate Static from Two Feet Away

Static eliminators from Trinc feature one bar ionizer sending both positive and negative ions from different needles. Typically mounted to a machine or

Neutralize & Clean Wide Surfaces

Long Super Ion Air Knives neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3D shapes

Monitor Ionizing Systems

The 904CM monitoring unit for company's AC ionizing systems is said to be easy to fit and operate and to provide accurate monitoring of the performance

Meech Managing Director Celebrates 30 Years

Meech Intl. increased turnover during its 2010 financial year by more than 37% compared to the previous year with managing director Chris Francis at the helm

Static Beat: Charge Control Antistatic Layers

Product formulations are driven by features and costs. The product must satisfy customer requirements, and the production costs must support an acceptable

Simco, Ion Join Forces for Better Static Control

Simco acquires Ion Industrial, Windsor Locks, CT, to combine the expertise of both companies' static control solutions. According to Kim West, Simco marketing manager,

Static Beat: Conductive Antistatic Layers

Static charges cause a number of problems in production operations and in customer applications, including sparks that damage products or ignite solvent

Closed Loop Static Control Aids Quality

The 977CM Pulsed DC controller continuously monitors output from the ionizing bars and automatically adjusts input voltage to compensate for the adverse

Using Electrostatic Voltmeters

Static problems are challenging to solve because static dissipaters, such as ionizing strings or static bars, should be located to treat the side of the

Static Beat: How To Use Electrostatic Fieldmeters

Electrostatic fieldmeters are useful and versatile tools for solving static problems. Static charging problems are challenging to diagnose because the

Software for Bar Codes & Labels

Easylabel 5 multi-user software is for designing and printing product ID bar code and RFID labels. Allows user to purchase one hardware key to drive multiple

ITW Acquires Ion

GLENVIEW, IL | Illinois Tool Works has acquired Ion Systems, Alameda, CA, a producer of electronic static control products. Terms of the transaction were

New Static Control Cleaning Systems at Pack Expo

Meech Intl. has launched several products for the static control and web cleaning markets during 2010 and visitors to its booth at Pack Expo 2010, October 31–November 3, Chicago

Static Beat: Prevent Winter Static

Static becomes worse in the winter when heating systems operate. Cold air holds less moisture than warm air. So, the relative humidity of heated air is

Static Beat: Monitor Process with a Control Chart

Control Charts Help Identify Roll Static Problems

Clean Webs in Many Applications

The ShearClean noncontact web-cleaning system is suitable for sectors ranging from narrow web label printing (litho, gravure, flexo) and converting to

Static Beat: How To Take a Static Survey

Static can cause a variety of problems in film production, coating, converting, sheeting, and packaging operations. Charged surfaces attract dust. Static

Static Beat: Choosing Passive or Active Ionizers

Static charges can be an annoyance that requires some attention, and sometimes static can be a serious threat to your operation. To solve a static problem,

Enercon Industries | Surface Treating

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