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…

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All US based Desco Industries locations will be closed on Tuesday July 4, 2017 in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. Customer service, production, shipping, and all other departments will be closed. No orders will be processed for the day. Normal operations will resume on Wednesday July 5, 2017. We wish you a safe and…

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All US based Desco Industries locations will be closed on Monday May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Customer service will be closed for the day and no orders will be processed for the day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday May 30, 2017. www.DescoIndustries.com/ppt/Veterans.pptx

ESD worksurfaces, such as mats, are typically an integral part of the ESD workstation, particularly in areas where hand assembly occurs. Carts or shelves where ESD sensitive items are stored (without ESD shielding) would also be treated as an ESD workstation. The purpose of the ESD worksurface is two-fold: To provide a surface with little to…

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When elastic wristbands wear out and loose their elasticity, the band can easily be replaced. There is no need to replace the entire wristband, which saves money. Desco’s elastic replacement strip is easy to replace with no tools. Watch the video to learn more. See Desco’s elastic replacement strip.

Desco manufacturers products in several factories in the USA. In addition, Desco leases 450 acres of prime agricultural property in Chino Valley where we grow coil cords for wrist strap production. An on-site facility conducts research in pest control, soil testing, and bio-sustainability. Future plans include growing ground cords, vinyl berries, and breeding alpacas for improving…

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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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DESCO now manufactures a series of bags which are qualified to MIL-PRF-81705E Type III, Class 2. These products are on the Qualified Product Listing under the Defense Standardization Program. Check our listing HERE. Standard stock bags are converted per MIL-DTL-117H. For standard sizes and further see the product pages HERE. The DESCO 81705 bags are…

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