Beating Static Woes
Attack static problems early, or else they could take over
by Kate Tomlinson, Associate Editor
IT'S THAT TIME of year once again. As temperatures drop and the heating units are turned on (sucking much of the humidity out of the air), pressroom static problems intensify. We all know the standard static control drill: add a bar, some tinsel, or a vacuum unit to avoid dirty webs and to keep your operators from getting shocked (or worse!). In addition to expanding product lines, today's static control and web cleaning suppliers have taken the best of the best, made slight improvements, and added features to ensure you are getting the best for your money. packagePRINTING went straight to industry suppliers for tips on tackling static before it wreaks havoc on your pressroom.