What are the causes of static electricity in manufacturing?

Por Susan | Oct 5, 2023 | Comentarios desactivados en What are the causes of static electricity in manufacturing?
Manufacturing factory floor

Static electricity can be a significant concern in manufacturing processes as it can lead to various issues, including safety hazards, product defects, and equipment damage. Several factors can cause static electricity to build up in manufacturing environments: Friction: One of the primary causes of static electricity in manufacturing is friction between materials. When two materials…

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How Temperature Affects Paint Application

Por Susan | Nov 14, 2022 | Comentarios desactivados en How Temperature Affects Paint Application
Temperature for paint application

The ambient temperature in a room when applying Electroguard paint, and primers, is very important and should not be ignored. Perfect Temperature The perfect temperature for applying paint is between 15-20°C. This temperature range, in a well ventilated room, is optimum for application, drying and curing. Too cold We advise against applying Electroguard paint if…

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What causes paint pitting?

Por Susan | Abr 25, 2022 | Comentarios desactivados en What causes paint pitting?
Paint pitting

One of the potential consequences of applying too thick a layer of paint is pitting. Pitting is characterized by many small yet deep holes on the paint surface. There is a great temptation to apply paint in thick layers. This is particularly tempting when the surface to be painted is not particularly smooth or even.…

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Five benefits of an Epoxy Floor Coating

Por Susan | Nov 17, 2021 | Comentarios desactivados en Five benefits of an Epoxy Floor Coating

Epoxy flooring is a great option for many different types of buildings and is very widely used on industrial or commercial floors, in laboratories, showrooms, schools, plant rooms and in the food industry.  It is affordable, durable, and versatile. What is an epoxy floor coating? An epoxy coating is a two-part product formed by mixing…

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How much Electroguard Paint do I need?

Por Susan | Feb 24, 2020 | Comentarios desactivados en How much Electroguard Paint do I need?
Electroguard paint calculator

Paint coverage varies depending on the product, the porosity of the surface to which the paint is being applied, air temperature and atmospheric conditions. Buying only the paint you need keeps costs down and is better for the environment. For Electroguard ESD paints the coverage is as follows:   Electroguard  A40 : Coverage: 10m² per…

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ESD floor specification

Por Susan | Jul 23, 2019 | Comentarios desactivados en ESD floor specification
ESD Floor specifications

When it comes to installing an ESD floor, the main priority is to remove static and reduce the risk of damage caused by static shock. There are worldwide specifications in existence which give you comfort that your ESD floor choice is suitable for purpose.   Different industries have varying requirements and standards vary from country…

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Conductive or static dissipative?

Por Susan | May 31, 2019 | Comentarios desactivados en Conductive or static dissipative?
Conductive v dissipative chart

There is a lot of confusion over whether an ESD floor should be static dissipative or conductive.  Unfamiliar with technical details, specifiers often require a floor to be conductive or dissipative, convinced one is better than the other. This is not the case and a floor should always be chosen based on the individual requirements.…

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How to ground your ESD floor

Por Susan | Nov 20, 2018 | Comentarios desactivados en How to ground your ESD floor
Finished painted floor

The purpose of painting your floor with ESD paint is to remove static. The paint will absorb the static charge but it needs somewhere to escape via a grounding point.   Grounding is a simple easy process.   Normally one grounding point is required for every 1000 ft2 (111 m2) of flooring. The most effective…

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Electroguard E30 or Electroguard A40?

Por Susan | Nov 12, 2018 | Comentarios desactivados en Electroguard E30 or Electroguard A40?

We are often asked the main difference between our two ESD paints so we have created this handy table to help you make the correct choice:   If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to get in touch. sales@electroguardpaint.com

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