The process is disrupted

Static cling or static attraction to disrupt your production process.

“The process is disrupted”

The problem

Build-up of static charges on non conductive objects can create enormous adhesion forces and cause what is known as a static-cling. These electrostatic force cause materials to stick together or to repel each other at different locations in a production process creating disruptions on winders, printing and stacker applications.

Examples of static cling

  • A plastic film clings to the idle roller causing disruption in the web tension and web guidance.
  • Small punched parts stick together
  • Sheets on a stack stick causing feeding of multiple sheets or can not be taken apart
  • Plastic film wound on a winder clings to the roll when trying to unwind
  • Bags do not open because the layers are stuck together

Examples of repelling

  • Yarns for textile travel alongside at very small spacing. Repelling causes irregular
  • Small injection moulded parts jump out of the box
  • Sheets float on a stack
  • Film on a roll on winder is telescoping

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