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2 weeks ago

DSM on a Non-Internet Computer

Dear Support, I have a computer that cannot connect to the internet, can i still use DSM

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January 26, 2018 08:54

5 (additional) common mistakes in ESD Control & how to avoid them

A little while ago we published a post listing some of the most common issues we see & how to fix them. We had a lot of positive feedback from this post so thought we’d create a follow-up post with another 5 mistakes that are creeping regularly.

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January 26, 2018 08:54

How do Foot Grounders work?

A question we repeatedly get from customers is in regards to foot grounders. Wrist straps are generally straightforward and people understand what they do and how they work. But when it comes to foot grounders, there is still a lot of confusion.

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January 26, 2018 08:53

Single-Wire vs. Dual-Wire Monitors

Continuous monitors eliminate the possibility of a component being exposed to ESD during the period that the wrist strap was not working properly.

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December 21, 2017 12:15

Keep ESD at bay with the new RS ESD Selection Guide

Working in close collaboration with Desco Industries, widely recognised as a global authority on ESD prevention, RS have produced a selection guide which not only explains the dangers of failing to manage ESD, but also helps electronics manufacturers

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December 20, 2017 16:46

Why Wave Distortion Technology is superior

We talked in the past about the benefits of continuous monitors and also introduced the different types to you. The focus of today’s post is the technology behind continuous monitors – how they work and how they compare to each other.

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August 15, 2017 08:21

6 Tips for handling “Class 0” Items

As the need for smaller and faster devices increased, so did their sensitivity to ElectroStatic Discharges as circuit-protection schemes were removed to stay ahead of the market.

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