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July 24, 2017 10:07
Most people are aware of the dangers ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD) can pose on a Printed Circuit Board (PCB). However, there is another risk factor many operators forget: moisture.
July 12, 2017 10:57
People pose the biggest threat to ESD sensitive components. However, when properly trained, operators can become the key weapon in the fight against ESD.
June 22, 2017 10:48
There is a lot of confusion out there as to what the difference is between resistivity and resistance. We get asked questions on a regular basis so hopefully this post will put an end to any misunderstanding.
June 16, 2017 13:42
Electrical Overstress, or EOS, has become a widely-used term over the past few years. However, a lot of people are still unsure as to what exactly it is and how it differs from ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD).
May 15, 2017 08:52
We were recently approached by a customer who wanted to know more about the different classifications of ESD products. So, we thought this would be a good opportunity to share more details with you.
April 27, 2017 11:49
The FLIR ETS320 is an affordable solution for reducing test times and improving product design for electronic board and device evaluation. Whether the goal is R&D or product testing, heat can be an important indicator of how a system is functionin
April 18, 2017 10:15
Many companies implement an ESD Control Programme with the aim of improving their operations. However, problems arise when an organisation invests in ESD protective products or equipment and then misuses them. Not only do these companies waste money
March 3, 2017 10:01
This post will talk about controlling discharges to a grounded ESD mat on a workstation.
February 17, 2017 16:29
The best-equipped service bench in your shop can be a real money-maker when set up properly. It can also be a source of frustration and lost revenue if the threat of ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD) is ignored.
February 7, 2017 10:38
Static charges that generate when a person walks across a floor are an annoying & costly occurrence for office and factory employees. However, they can easily be controlled with existing carpets and tiled floors.
January 19, 2017 16:24
A question that comes up, again and again, is “Are ElectroStatic charges and ElectroStatic discharges different?” so we thought it’d be helpful for everyone to put together a blog post on the subject.
January 9, 2017 09:02
If your company has an ESD Control Programme per EN 61340-5-1 in place, you need to define ESD protective packaging for ESD sensitive items (ESDs). But where do you start? Don’t panic – we’re here to help!