Personnel Grounding

To claim your free wrist straps, submit your information and a copy of your invoice for your previously purchased 19228.  Select one wrist strap kit from the items listed below for each 19228 purchased.  This offer is only available for purchases of 19228 made after 2014-03-03.    Submit your invoice here. Wrist Strap Kits 09070 Adjustable…

Read more Receive a Free Wrist Strap Kit with Each Multi-Mount Monitor (Item #19228) Purchased

If using ESD flooring for a flooring / footwear personnel grounding system (or a possibility in the future), we recommend conductive flooring. A “Conductive ESD Floor” is defined by ANSI/ESD S7.1 (the flooring standard) as a floor that measures <1.0 x 106 ohm Rtg. The ANSI/ESD S20.20 standard states that an ESD floor must measure…

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A leader in manufacturing electronic products in Asia, evaluated Desco Full Coverage Foot Grounder (17290, 17291, and 17292) to determine if they actually outperformed standard heel grounders. The customer was easily convinced that the path-to-ground of a full coverage style foot grounder outperformed a standard heel grounder due to the contact points on both the…

Read more Customer Feed-back: Desco Premium Full Coverage Foot Grounder is a better value, providing triple the life.

The “standard” resistance value for a wrist strap is to be 1 megohm (+/-20%). Touch-Testers test for this, so should your single-wire constant monitor. One of the ways that manufacturers of low cost continuous monitors cut corners is to not monitor for a current-limiting resistor in the wrist strap system. While there is no industry…

Read more Does your Continuous Monitor Test for a Resistor in the Wrist Strap?

Originally Published by InCompliance Magazine- September 2012 Now is the Time for ESD Control Programs to be Improved ““Factory ESD control is expected to play an ever-increasing critical role as the industry is flooded with even more HBM (Human Body Model) and CDM (Charged Device Model) sensitive designs.”” “By Fred Tenzer and Gene Felder” ElectroStatic Discharge…

Read more Now is the Time for ESD Control Programs to be Improved