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  • Without the proper precautions put in place, it can cause explosions during the refuelling of planes.
  • not that i know of but that dont mean there aint
  • Besides the chemical danger it can cause sensitive electronic devices to become damaged. Great lengths are taken at circuit board plants to be sure static is controlled. I remember air controlled rooms, special hand wash at the doors, anti-static straps worn on shoes and wrists. But too; did you know that static has been used in an intentional way? Before digital copy machines, the old ones used a static field on a selenium drum to attract the ink before the paper sheet passed to collect it.
    • Linda Joy
      So the offset press I used involved static electricity? Cool!
  • Absolutely! Lightning causes very serious effects! If you don't believe me take a look at this! http://mentalfloss.com/article/20425/7-disasters-caused-lightning

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