September 2014

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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.