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    • ESD in Winter
      January 10, 2020

      ESD in Winter

      Our Circuit Boards are in Danger in the Winter! Okay, technically circuit boards are in danger all the time, but more so in the winter. Why? Because it’s easier to shock them. And when circuit boards get shocked, they can...

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    • Eight Steps For Being S20.20 Compliant
      May 20, 2019

      Eight Steps For Being S20.20 Compliant

      For all of our ESD prevention, assessment and detection products, you’ll find a feature in the description that states something like this: “Meets ANSI/ESD S20.20…” or “In accordance with ANSI/ESD S20.20…” What does this mean, exactly? In order to meet...

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    • April 12, 2019

      Best Tools for ESD Event Detection

      We’ve harped on it time and time again: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) prevention is so important! Electronic build-up that is undetectable to humans still has the capability to damage or even destroy your electrical equipment. If not properly maintained, ESD damage...

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    • January 28, 2019

      How to Maintain ESD Flooring

      ESD Flooring, or electrostatic discharge flooring, serves as way for electricity that accumulates on a person to be controlled and discharged into a ground point. Why is this important? Think about how many times you can remember the shock of...

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    • 3M Static Control is now SCS
      February 17, 2015

      3M Static Control is now SCS

      3M Static Control has been acquired by Desco Industries Inc. The 3M Static Control brand will now be known as SCS. Former 3M Static Control products will feature the new SCS logo, but will still retain the same 3M part numbers....

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    • July 31, 2014

      Guide to Construction and Use of ESD Matting

      The invisible enemy known as ESD can cause catastrophic damage and product malfunctions for companies that assemble electronic components. It is important to design an effective ESD control program and an integral part of this program should include ESD matting....

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    • July 24, 2014

      ESD Anti-Static Mats: How Do They Work?

      Static electricity is formed by an imbalance of electrons caused by separation and contact of materials. Dependent on the area and speed of separation and contact, relative humidity and some other factors, the amount of the static charge will vary....

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