Static Control

Thomas Ricciardelli of SelecTech sits in on the PCB Talk podcast to discuss the challenges of protecting components from the dangers of static electricity. ESD Systems stocks SelecTech’s SelectTile ESD Flooring System. The system is designed to create an ESD floor without the need for adhesives, copper strips, underlayment or padding. Please contact us for…

Read more A Conversation About ESD Control

Newark is a high-service distributor of technology products (including Desco), services and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. They have created a learning module for ESD control on their Element14 site. The information covers the basics for ESD control in an electronics production area and includes a quiz at the end. To access…

Read more Learn the Essentials of Electrostatic Discharge and ESD Prevention

This video covers the fundamental principles for protecting ESD sensitive components in a electronics production environment. The presentation includes an explanation and demonstrations of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), the different models for ESD events, and material types used in an ESD Protected Area (EPA). To learn how to build an effective ESD control program that is…

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Watch a short video provided by Static Stop on the installation process of their SelecTile™ product at Imagineering in Elk Grove, Illinois. ESD Systems is a SelecTile™ re-seller. The product is available in boxes of ten, 23.75″ x 23.75″ tiles (coin and flat) and pre-configured mat kits with edging. See available products HERE.

Insulators and Isolated Conductors   Wrist straps and work surface mats are some of the most common devices used to remove static charges. Wrist straps drain charges from operators and a properly grounded mat will provide path-to-ground for for exposed ESD susceptible devices . However, what if the static charge in question is on something…

Read more How do you Neutralize a Static Charge on Something that Cannot be Grounded?