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Static Solutions for Textile Printing

Static electricity will always be generated during textile manufacturing due to the nature of the industry. In addition, the industry’s growing use of artificial fibres has increased the problem of static electricity. This build-up of static is unfortunately unavoidable, but it can be controlled with the application of effective anti-static products. What is Static Electricity? The basics of static electricity are...

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How Does Weather Affect Static Electricity?

Static electricity is problematic in many workplace settings under any conditions, but it is also essential to understand how changes in the weather can impact the prevalence of static electricity. Understanding how static works and the conditions under which it is likely to occur plays a big role in combatting the issue. Today, we're going to discuss how and...

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The Different Types of Damage ESD Can Cause to Electronics

Modern-day manufacturing can create a lot of harmful static electricity. While static electricity can be helpful for various uses, such as touchscreen devices, it is an unfortunate side effect of most modern manufacturing processes, and ESD can be detrimental to your products without proper countermeasures. What is ESD? ESD's full name is electrostatic discharge. It is when electrons are transferred between...

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The Positives and Negatives of Static Electricity

Static electricity is ever-present in any environment, industrial or domestic. Some industries benefit from static electricity, and others do not. Whilst a static shock can be pretty amusing in your home, accumulated static electricity in an industrial setting can be a safety hazard. What Exactly Is Static Electricity? Static electricity is an imbalance between negative and positive charged objects. It can...

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What Is The Difference Between Static Electricity and Electrostatic Discharge?

If static electricity build-up is a concern in your industry, you may have already been shopping around for products that can eliminate static and help keep your workspaces, production lines and employees safe. You will likely have come across the terms static electricity and electrostatic discharge (ESD). There is often confusion between these two terms, so today, we will...

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How Do You Prevent A Static Electricity Fire?

Static electricity is frequently overlooked as a serious hazard and is often regarded as nothing more than a nuisance. Although this is true for static build-up in a domestic setting, where you may experience a momentary harmless shock from touching a statically charged surface, in many industries, static electricity and the fire risks associated with it are incredibly serious....

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Southern Manufacturing 2020

Ioniser-Pro and GSM Valtech will be exhibiting at this years Southern Manufacturing Exhibition at The Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre 11th - 13th February. We are looking forward to catching up with new and existing customers alike, at what is one of the most popular engineering shows in the UK. Over the years we have acquired some fantastic business opportunities...

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10% discount on Static Elimination Products

It has been two years since we first brought out our new static elimination range, Ioniser-Pro, so we thought it was about time for a little website make-over. To celebrate the launch of our new website,we have a limited time offer of a 10% discount on orders placed on the website. All you need to do is enter the promo code...

GSM Donation to MAP Charity- Leeds

GSM (the manufacturer of Ioniser-Pro) were delighted to visit Map Charity in Leeds last week to present them with a donation of two iMacs and a cheque for £1200. Map Charity are a pioneering alternative provider in creative education, offering qualifications and first-hand experience to young people at risk of exclusion from the mainstream school system. They inspire their students...

GSM Join Made in Yorkshire

The creators of Ioniser-Pro, GSM Valtech, are delighted to announce that they have joined the leading Yorkshire manufacturing and engineering membership group Made in Yorkshire. They are now part of a collective group of 100+ firms in the group. A spokesperson for the company commented: “Like many other fellow members, we have joined Made in Yorkshire to share best practice, win...