Static Elimination

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,

Control Static In Production

The 977CM static control unit is said to provide powerful and consistent static control when in production. Also has the capability to interface with

Static Beat: Corona Treaters & Ionizers Compared

To prevent static problems such as coating defects, dust attraction, and sparks, static neutralizers may be installed along the film conveyance path.

How To Use an Electrostatic Voltmeter

This month, I am delighted to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Static Beat, which first appeared in the May 2009 issue of PFFC. For many, static

Measure Static Charge

Charges, electrons, and ions cause static problems. When chemically different materials touch and separate, one will have positive charge, and the other

Clean Static-Sensitive Parts

The Controller anti-static clean room foam swab is constructed from compressed 100 ppi (Z) open-cell PU foam that is thermally bonded to the handle, eliminating

Static Beat: How To Measure Static

A winding roll on a slitter shows signs of high static. The crackling might be enough for your customer to notice. Will this roll be a problem? When is

Static Beat: When To Use Static Blowers

Static charge on a film can cause a variety of problems, including attracting dust, generating sparks that can reset machine control logic or ignite flammable

Static Beat: The Best Places for Static Bars

Static bars are highly effective in controlling static charge in film production, coating, and converting operations. To achieve good static control performance,

How Static Bars Work

Static charge must be reduced on many new film products. The surfaces of multilayered webs formed by coextrusion, lamination, or coating are designed

Static, Be Gone!

Static charge accumulates on the surface of PE, PP, or PET films as they run through a coating, lamination, or converting process. Static charge also

Dissipating Static

Static becomes worse in the winter when the humidity decreases. What measurements are important to track static? Relative humidity (RH) is at the top

How To Prevent Winter Static

Static becomes worse in the winter when the humidity decreases. Now is the time to do important preventive maintenance, when an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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