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High voltage sign

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High voltage sign

High voltage sign

The term high voltage usually means electrical energy at voltages high enough to inflict harm or death upon living things. Equipment and conductors that carry high voltage warrant particular safety requirements and procedures. In certain industries, high voltage means voltage above a particular threshold (see below). High voltage is used in electrical power distribution, in cathode ray tubes, to generate X-rays and particle beams, to demonstrate arcing, for ignition, in photomultiplier tubes, and in high power amplifier vacuum tubes and other industrial and scientific applications.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Hazard Symbols.

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