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    Neutralizing static electricity

    What is the best way of neutralizing lots of polystyrene chips in a box or a bag?
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    Try tumble dryer sheets they work reasonably well
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    Anti static bag? You also get anti-static bubble wrap on large rolls.
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    Great, but I have lots and lots of polystyrene chips already that stick to everything. Couldn't I connect myself to earth and stick my hand in it or something?
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    Polystyrene is a notorious creater of static especially when there's lots of it in small pieces. The only way I could think to prevent it is by using anti-static spray you used to get for the old CRT monitors or maybe a fine mist of water from a trigger action sprayer. I doubt earthing yourself will help.
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    The water mist is a good idea, I'll give it a try in the morning.
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