Cincinnati-based TAKK Industries Inc. has introduced its model 5730 static meter for use in plastic
and textile, converting, packaging, printing, general manufacturing and other processing. The
hand-held meter measures static charges of up to 150,000 volts on any stationary or moving web or
conveyor surface and provides a 100-volt resolution. Features include a liquid crystal digital
display, machined metal housing and one-button operation. The unit comes equipped with a 9-volt
battery, alligator ground clip and carrying case. Manufacturers can use the unit to help them
position as well as evaluate static elimination equipment.