Static Grounding Protection for Rail Tankers (Rail Cars or Railroad Tank Cars)
In the hazardous process industries, more commonly referred to as the Ex/Hazloc industries, static electricity is generated virtually all of the time. Various grades of crude oil, refined petroleum products like LPG, and a host of chemicals fall into a category of materials that are often referred to as “static accumulators”. Materials in this category are known to be powerful attractors of electrons from other materials and resist “letting go” of electrons they come into contact with. In other words they “accumulate” static charge.
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