Re: TC Secondary Electrostatic Charge
Subject: Re: TC Secondary Electrostatic Charge
From: "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 1996 14:08:00 +1200
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About a month ago we had a discussion on this topic and
Jim Fosse wrote....
> It's probably related to the Electric effect (sp). Take a suitable
> polar molecule, melt it, apply an electric field, allow the compound
> to solidify with the electric field across it. The Electric(sp) is the
> electrostatic equivalent of a permanant magnet.
A couple of questions regarding hot-melt (glue sticks). Firstly, are
any of the plastic components of hot melt polar? And secondly, has
anybody tried using hot melt for potting components (i.e. immersing
say, a primary choke into a pool of hot melt)? If so, how well did it
work? I'm wondering whether this stuff's more versatile than I've