Static charge is built up when two insulating materials are rubbed against each other, such as a plastic comb moving on your hair. Every time you brush a surface, maybe for the purpose of cleaning, finishing, or any kind of motion, a static charge is created, which is known as triboelectric. “Tribe,” in this case, means rubbing.  Friction between the materials causes electrons to be transferred from one material to...
How often have you felt a sense of shock while using your car's door handle, or how many times did you receive a shock while exiting your car, even touching any metal surface in your car might have caused you exposure to static current? Well, this definitely does not mean that there is something wrong with your car.  This is neither a new phenomenon, nor you are the only...
Static electricity is a result of inequity in positive and negative charges over a surface. Such a phenomenon is common and often happens due to certain actions. For example, adjusting your feet across a carpeted floor, combing your hair in dry seasons. A common playful among children are rubbing their hands together to form static charge and then sticking to papers etc.  “Your body picks up negative charges, making you...
How often have you felt a sense of shock while using your car's door handle, or how many times did you receive a shock...
Static electricity is a result of inequity in positive and negative charges over a surface. Such a phenomenon is common and often happens due...
Static shocks are sudden jerks that you might get when you come in contact with different objects. In winters or mostly dry seasons, one...
Static electric shocks are common when the weather is dry and less humidity. Winters mostly are dry and cold (being less humid) and the...

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