March 2013

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The ESD Association provided a recent article for Printed Circuit Design and FAB called titled “The Simple Solution”.  To read the entire article, click HERE. The article is a good discussion regarding the importance of measuring in ESD Control situations.   Any good ESD Control Plan requires different measuring devices to determine the need for and effectiveness…

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Regular cleaning of an ionizer’s emitter pins is necessary to stay within the ionizer’s required limits of ANSI/ESD S20.20. If the ionizer has a filter, it should be cleaned at this time as well. One S20.20 required limit for ionizers is Offset Voltage of less than + or – 50 volts (this is often referred…

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