Technical Articles

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Meech Static Eliminators USA, Inc.


Meech Static Eliminators USA, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Laminated sheets used for furniture etc, are manufactured by attaching one or two laminates to sheets of man-made board (e.g. MDF). Alaminate sheet is fed on to a conveyor and a board is then placed... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Problem: Static charges are generated on plastic bottles as a result of the moulding process and friction from movement of the bottles on the conveyor. Consequently, bottles "misbehave" (e.g. fall... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: Solvent-based coating processes can present high risks due to the generation of high electrostatic charges on the substrate and rubber coated machine rollers. Subsequent electrostatic... (View Full Article)
(Web Handling and Processing Equipment)
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Problem: Static build-up on paper and coated stocks during the folding process can cause problems of uneven stacking. This can result in significant loss of productivity.... (View Full Article)
(Web Handling and Processing Equipment)
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Problem: Stacks of magazines (as delivered to newsagents) and books are created in compensating stackers. Magazines/books are fed into the compensating stacker where they are collated into a stack (a... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Problem: 1. Static charges on mouldings may cause them to stick to the conveyor. 2. As mouldings fall into the collection bin the "battery effect" can result in a huge charge being accumulated. This... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Two CD's are effectively sandwiched together to form a DVD. The 2 disks are held together by a special adhesive formulation. As the two disks have similar polarity charges, they do not always allow a... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Cast plastic film exits from the die in a semi molten (and hot) state directly on to a chill roller. As the plastic cools on the roller, it shrinks in width - Known as 'Necking'. This is undesirable... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Winding up film on extruded or blown film lines produces high levels of static electricity, often in excess of 200 kV. This can lead to a number of major problems:... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: Unexpected fires can be a serious hazard in gravure printing. They are caused by static electricity on the web discharging (as a spark) to surrounding grounded parts in the presence of... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: On high speed multi page folding stations, static charges on the sheets can lead to major problems as follows: 1. Sheet fouling in folding gates. 2. Inability of sheets to feed through... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: During in-mould labelling processes, the label must be placed and held in an accurate position inside the mould tool. This can be complicated and unreliable using tabs or recesses. Movement... (View Full Article)
(Web Handling and Processing Equipment)
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Problem: Small, light mouldings can stick to the face of the tool due to static charge. This can result in mould damage and slower production speeds.... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Problem: Laundry folding machines handle items such as sheets, towels and table cloths. Such items are now normally in man-made fibres and high static charges are generated during transfer through the... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: Chocolate packing operators, wearing woven gloves, brush off chocolates from nylon trays onto aluminium trays by hand. This can cause the following problems: 1. High charges build up in the... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Problem: During the packaging of powders in small plastic containers, the containers are typically delivered on a carousel indexing round from a feed system, through a filling station to a delivery... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Problem: RFID tags are received on a reel, unwound and guillotined prior to application on to the product. The tags are easily spoilt by static discharges and require good static control during... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Solution The correct positioning of a Pulsed DC ionising bar will ensure long range ionisation and the neutralisation of three dimensional objects much larger than the bar deployed. Personnel shocks,... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: Feeding film and paper can result in multiple sheets being fed into press at once due to electrostatic attraction between the media. In addition the electrostatic charges on the media can... (View Full Article)
(Web Handling and Processing Equipment)
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Problem: When delivering single or shingled (overlapped) sheets onto either a conveyor or a stack, static causes the sheets to cling together resulting in collating problems. The problem is more... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Problem Very high static charges are generated on the plastic web during the unwinding and rewinding process. This can cause various problems for converters and their customers, such as: Solution The... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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Problem: Fibre material is combed off a Doffer cylinder, either by an oscillating comb or by a rotary brush. High static charges are enerated on the fibres. Static causes the fibres to cling onto the... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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The static charge needs to be removed during the re-winding process, which is a problem due to the design of the indexing turret. It is extremely difficult to position antistatic systems so that they... (View Full Article)
(Web Handling and Processing Equipment)
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Problem: High static charges are generated when packaging film is fed from a wind off roll. The static charge attracts powder and lightweight dust from the filling products on to the internal film... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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In situations where small charged components with the same polarity charge repel each other and are ejected from the bowl, it is recommended that a Model 935 ionised air blower be positioned over the... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Problem: Static charges are generated on the fibres as they pass through the ceramic eyelets and the combs. The static charges generated on the individual fibres cause the fibres to either attract or... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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The bags can either cling together or repel on the collated stack. If they cling, it is difficult to load the stack into boxes. If they repel, the correct number of bags cannot be collated on the... (View Full Article)