Monthly Archives: October 2014

  • Desco Wrist Straps

    Desco wrist straps are perfect for making your ESD-safe program even better. Desco wrist straps are made in the United States, so you can be sure you have the best possible product. Desco makes a variety of wrist straps in differing sizes so you can select the best option for your work space or ESD-safe program.  You can choose from a wide range of materials to insure that you find the strap that is right for your program's needs, each and every time.

    The Desco 09041 Adjustable Premium Metal Expansion Wrist Band is a fantastic option as it offers maximum protection and wear-ability. This strap features metal expanders that allow for size adjustment, and provide utmost durability.

    For programs on a tighter budget, or for those who prefer fabric bands, the Desco 09039 Adjustable Elastic Economy Wrist Strap with 6' Coil Cord is an excellent choice. This strap is lightweight, durable, reasonably priced, and simple. Desco elastic wrist bands are impregnated with silver and polypropylene to improve conductivity. This is also a great option for those that may not know just what type of strap is right for them and just need something basic and functional.Desco 09039

    These straps come with a soft elastic band, making them very comfortable. They are made with pure silver that is irreversibly bound to the elastic fibers that are both anti-microbial as well as anti-odor. The locking clasp keeps the strap securely fastened so that they will not slip or move. Desco 09184

     

    Also consider the popular Desco Jewel series, which feature durability, comfort, and a large selection of cool colors and looks. Desco wrist straps are made with a one meg ohm resistor and are date coded for lot trace-ability.

  • 7 Essential Desco Products for Your ESD-safe Workspace

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    Desco offers a huge array of products to outfit any ESD-safe workspace. With so many types of products to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are seven product types, offered by Desco, that are essential to any ESD-safe work space.

     

    1. Jewel Wrist straps

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    Wrist straps are used to maintain a ground while a worker is performing an ESD sensitive task. Desco "Jewel" wrist straps and ground cords are high quality and also are available in a variety of styles and colors. Some employers even use Desco Jewel wrist straps as an employee incentive, since they look really cool.

     

     

    2. Heel Grounds

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    Some work places prefer heel grounds to wrist straps for maintaining grounds while working with sensitive equipment. Desco offers a full range of heel grounds for different shoe types. Some work places prefer the high-visibility models to cut down on workers accidentally walking out of facilities wearing them.

     

     

    3. Testers

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    It is important to monitor the continued effectiveness of heel grounds and wrist straps. Desco testers and calibration units will help ensure your ESD-safe program is staying safe!

     

     

    4. Matting

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    Desco's ESD-safe work top matting is useful for protecting work surfaces and components being assembled or serviced. Choose from vinyl, foam, and rubber styles depending on durability concerns and budget.

     

     

    5. Ionizers

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    Ionizers neutralize static charges in the air, providing a workspace with extra ESD protection.

     

     

    6. Apparel

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    ESD-safe apparel is a huge component of any work space with static concerns. Desco's ESD-safe garments are durable and comfortable. Consider color coding for size or application.

     

     

    7.  Bags

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    ESD-safe bags can be used for component storage and shipping. We stock Desco bags that provide anti-static and/or moisture protection, as well as padded bubble bags for shipping.

     

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