Standards

In article titled: Reducing Risk Through Supplier Quality Audits at EBN, the author, Douglas Alexander explains that auditing your suppliers can be an effective may to reduce your risk of quality issues with your products. He notes: “Before you purchase any production material from an unknown source, you should perform the appropriate level of supplier…

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For Compliance Verification periodic testing, how frequently should an ESD control item be checked? Answer: It is user defined, so it is up to you. Best practice is to test each and every ionizer, but you could also decide (if you got good results) to test a percentage of a particular ESD control item. The…

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Desco has long been a supporter of the ESD Association and we have always encouraged our customers to purchase  copies of standards and other documents published by the organization   ANSI/ESD S20.20 (which is also available  for free from the ESDA) specifies that compliance verification testing be per ESD TR53.  This is the spec that companies should…

Read more Get a Complimentary Copy of the ESDA’s Compliance Verification ESD TR53