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Document ID (ISN)33806
CIS number 80-1218
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Static electricity.
Bibliographic information Data Sheet 1-547-79, Revised 1979, National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA, 1979. 6p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Nature and occurrence of static electricity; spark and shock hazards; prevention of accumulation of static charges; bonding and earthing;; accumulation in shoes and clothing; ionisation of air by high-voltage a.c. static neutralisers producing an electric corona, by gas flames and by radioactive static eliminators; static collectors; humidity control; static accumulation during transfer of flammable liquids; generation of static electricity (by high-velocity steam when cleaning tanks and containers, by moving belts); hazards of dust explosions and premature explosions due to static electricity induced on blasting cap wiring.
Descriptors (primary) static electricity; USA
Descriptors (secondary) humidity; fire hazards; ionization; transfer of liquids; steam cleaning; earthing; explosion hazards; static electricity elimination; radioactive static eliminators; data sheet; shotfiring and blasting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity