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    Product Description

    Ionizing Bars

    Low cost Ionizing Bars eliminate static cling.
    Compact, rugged design for industrial applications


    • Labeling
    • Bag making— form and fill
    • Neutralizing shrink wrap
    • Sheet fed and web presses
    • Packaging
    • Converting machinery
    • Neutralizing slitting operations
    • Textiles
    • Screen printing

    Ionizing Bar eliminates static electricity on paper, film and plastics that can attract dust and foreign materials, ruin product appearance, produce tearing or jamming, and zap personnel. The electrically powered Ionizing Bar is compact, allowing it to fit in the confined spaces of machinery, where the charge is generated. A high concentration of positive and negative ions produce fast static decay, neutralizing any surface within 2" (51mm) of the bar.

    The ability to eliminate static can be greatly improved when attaching the Super Air Knife to the Ionizing Bar (see Super Ion Air Knife). The Super Ion Air Knife propels the static neutralizing ions over a larger area which is ideal for high speed, high charge applications. Air delivery can also remove dust and clean the product surface.


    • Low cost
    • Rapid static decay
    • Compact
    • Effective up to 2" (51mm)
    • Shockless, non-radioactive
    • Rugged design for industrial environments
    • Easy to install, equipped with mounting flange
    • Low maintenance
    • Fully assembled

    How the Ionizing Bar Works

    The shielded power cable (1) carries the 5kVrms power supply output to each capacitively coupled stainless steel emitter point (2) of the Ionizing Bar. A ground wire (3) attached to the bar creates a discharge path from the emitter points to the bar channel (4). The discharge at each emitter charges the molecules of the gases of the surrounding room air, resulting in a shower of ions that are positively and negatively charged (5). If the material surface has a negative charge, it will attract the positive ions from the ionizing bar and become balanced or neutralized. If the material surface has a positive charge, it will attract the negative ions from the ionizing bar to become balanced or neutralized. The voltage potential at each emitter is high enough to ionize the surrounding air without generating a shock when any of the emitters are touched.

    Ionizing Bars
    All Ionizing Bars include a 5' (1.52m) length of shielded cable and assembled connector. For other cable lengths, please contact us.

    Specifications and additional product information
    Certifications: Ionizing Bars are UL Component Recognized to U.S. and Canadian safety standards. 
    Power supplies are UL listed to U.S. and Canadian safety standards, and are CE and RoHS compliant. 
    Electrical: For use with 5 kVrms, 5 milliamperes (max.) power supply. 
    Electrical Hazard: Ionizing bars are shockless (less than 40 microamperes short circuited). Do not use near flammable materials or gases. 
    Materials of Construction: 
    Ionizing Bar Channel:
    Plastic Parts: UL rated 94 HB 
    Emitters: Stainless Steel 
    Maximum Ambient Temperature: 165°F (74°C)

    Ionizing Bar Performance 
    Distance from Charged Surface
    .5" (13mm) 1.0" (25mm) 2.0" (51mm)
    Dissipates 5kV
    0.12 0.18 0.30

    GridItemIDItem NoItem InformationPriceOrder Qty
    923EX80033-inch (76mm) Ionizing Bar
    924EX80066-inch (152mm) Ionizing Bar
    925EX80099-inch (229mm) Ionizing Bar
    926EX801212-inch (305mm) Ionizing Bar
    927EX801818-inch (457mm) Ionizing Bar
    928EX802424-inch (610mm) Ionizing Bar
    929EX803030-inch (762mm) Ionizing Bar
    930EX803636-inch (914mm) Ionizing Bar
    931EX804242-inch (1067mm) Ionizing Bar
    932EX804848-inch (1219mm) Ionizing Bar
    970EX79404 Outlet Power Supply (115V, 50/60 Hz)
    971EX79414 Outlet Power Supply (230V, 50/60 Hz)
    967EX79025-feet (1.52m) Extension Cable