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:
The most effective solution is to use Meech AC technology, with model 915 bars positioned as shown.
The positioning of a Model 915 bar at the unwind will provide control of static charges.
However, depending on the direction of the wind, clockwise will neutralise both sides of the material, while anti-clockwise can only neutralise one side. This direction may leave a small residue charge.