ESD S20.20

ANSI/ESD S20.20 now requires the Operator Walking Test (ANSI/ESD STM97.1) and conformance to Operator Resistance Measurements (ANSI/ESD STM97.2) for product qualification of flooring / footwear systems for grounding personnel. What is the importance of the Walking Test? It is necessary to qualify the Footwear / Flooring personnel grounding system for certification to ANSI/ESD S20.20. It…

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The Desco Digital Surface Resistance Meter Kit measures resistance point-to-point (Rtt) or surface-to-ground  (Rtg) of worksurfaces, flooring systems, garments, and other materials in accordance with ESD Association documents: ESD TR53, ANSI/ESD S4.1, ANSI/ESD S7.1, ANSI/ESD STM97.1 and other documents. Learn more about Desco’s Digital Surface Resistance Meter Kit Here

The ESDA established the TR53 Technician Certification Program, which is based on the ESDA’s technical report, ESD-TR53 Compliance Verification of ESD Protective Equipment and Materials. This important document supports and maintains static control programs designed around ANSI/ESD S20.20 Standard for the Development of an Electrostatic Discharge Control Program for Protection of Electrical and Electronic Parts,…

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Yes, the DoD formally adopted ANSI/S20.20-2014 on 4 June 2015. Please refer to the official announcement on the ESDA site HERE. For more information on recent changes made to S20.20, see the JAN/FEB edition of the ESDA’s Threshold – Significant Changes Made From the 2007 Version To The 2014 Version Of ANSI/ESD S20.20 To download a…

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