The Digital Academy Introduction to Static Control in Digital Print

Who's the course for?

This workshop is aimed at anyone interested in gaining a greater understanding of the issues that static electricity can cause in Digital Print and furthermore solutions to prevent static affecting quality and productivity and operator shocks. Topics and demonstrations will include the measurement of static, effect of static in attracting contamination and how to remove it, general static elimination principles and an introduction to the tools and techniques for controlling static. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask about their own equipment in an open forum. The cost of this workshop will be reimbursed via a £50 voucher that can be used to purchase products from Fraser Anti-static Techniques.

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Learning Objectives

Following the course, participants will have a better understanding of what static electricity is and how it is generated, how to recognise its effects and an appreciation of the options available to control static.


Workshop Timings

Morning Session

What is static?

How is static created?

Measurement of static / Rules of static removal?

Effects of static in printing

- Print quality

- Contamination Control

- Operator Shocks


Afternoon Session

General Techniques for Controlling Static

- Passive Devices

- Active devices


Applications and Specific Techniques

- Roll to Roll Printing

- Wide Format Digital Printing

- Laminating

- Print Finishing


Opportunity to ask any specific questions.

Location & Booking

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire

23rd November 2016 | 10am to 4pm

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Tutor Profile


John Bagby is a degree-qualified Electronic Engineer, who has been UK Sales Manager at Fraser Anti-static Techniques for 3 years. Fraser supply static control equipment industry wide, including the Digital print industry both directly to OEM manufacturers and to end users alike.

£75/per person Includes lunch & all course materials

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