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From all of us here at Desco, we would like to wish you a safe and Happy Holiday season! We will be closed on Thursday, December 25th and Thursday, January 1st. As always, thank you for your business and the opportunity to provide you with an ESD solution!

…your business and the opportunity to provide you with an ESD solution! Desco will be closed for the holiday on: Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!  

We are regularly asked if paper is OK in the ESD Protected Area or at an ESD workstation. Regular paper is insulative but tends to be low charging because it is hygroscopic (readily absorbs moisture).  The primary concern with paper is placing ESD sensitive items on the paper interfering with the path-to-ground of the grounded ESD mat.  Best practice…

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The EOS/ESD Association is offering a 2 day tutorial titled “Fundamental Handling Practices, Basic ESD Control Program, and Simplified Measurements.” For more information and to register click HERE.

On the EDN Network‘s “Rowe’s and Columns” blog, Martin Rowe’s recent post is about the disintegration of his wrist strap.  I’ve used ESD wrist straps whenever I work on a computer and have never had an ESD problem, even in dry winter conditions. Today, I needed to open a desktop computer so I reached for…

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