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Do You Need an ESD Chair if You Have an ESD Floormat?

Do You Need an ESD Chair if You Have an ESD Floormat?   When a human body generates static electricity, sitting on an ESD chair dissipates static potential until both the operator and the chair share the same charge. Electricity… Continue Reading →

Do You Need an ESD Worksurface Mat if Your Workstation Has ESD Laminate?

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Answers to Common ESD Questions Such As When Do You Need an ESD Wrist Strap?

Manufacturers Kept Asking for Extra Large ESD Trash Bags, ACL Responded

Here’s where you can find extra large ESD trash bags.

Wireless Wrist Straps…Still Don't Work

Wireless wrist straps…they still don’t work.

New product spotlight: Hakko FX-100 Induction Heat Soldering System and FR-810 Hot Air Rework Station

We can all agree that having the right tools makes your job a whole lot easier. Today we are going to focus on two of the newest products from Hakko. The FX-100 Induction Heat Solder Station and the FR-810 Hot Air… Continue Reading →

Achieving Full Static Discharge Performance with Synchronization

Greater Challenges in FPD Static Control Because flat panel display (FPD) manufacturing is performed in a cleanroom environment, it faces the same problems resulting from static electricity buildup that other high technology manufacturing processes in cleanrooms do. Static charge developed… Continue Reading →

A Look at ACL Anti-Static Coatings

We’ve covered the topics of Electo-Static Discharge (ESD) in-depth a number of times on our blog, you can find the various articles here. Today were are going to focus our attention to one particular type of product. Anti-Static Coatings from ACL. If… Continue Reading →

Air Ionization: How it works

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What is an ion? An ion is an atom that has a positive or negative charge. When an atom or molecule has an equal number of protons and electrons, it is balanced or neutral. If an electron is lost the… Continue Reading →

Static Control Flooring Primer

As static sensitive electronic components grow more sophisticated, so do consumers of static-control flooring. Here are some key points to consider when helping your customers to choose such flooring for their home offices and small businesses. As electronic components become… Continue Reading →

Simco-Ion TargetBlower 6202e

The TargetBlower is an in-tool ionizing blower designed to control static charge in near critical environments. With ±5V or better balance, it meets the requirements for those targeted areas that need stable electrostatic protection. The TargetBlower‘s space-saving design is perfect for… Continue Reading →

Switchboard Anti-Fatigue Matting

The importance of anti-fatigue matting in regards to employee health is well documented. Standing in one place for long periods of time can constrict muscles in the calves, thighs and hips, restricting blood flow to lower extremities and creating numerous… Continue Reading →

NEW! Hakko FX-888 Compact Station

Hakko FX-888 ESD-Safe Soldering Station The Hakko FX-888 is an inexpensive yet durable temperature adjustable soldering station that provides more power and takes up less bench space than its predecessor (the Hakko 936). The added power of the FX-888 provides… Continue Reading →

ESD Precautions, Always a Good Idea

Many electronic circuit board assemblies contain both active and passive components; some of these components, particularly semiconductors, may be sensitive to damage from static electricity, while some other components may not be. Still, where one static sensitive device is included… Continue Reading →

Fundamentals of Electrostatic Discharge, Part 1

Part One: An Introduction to ESD Updated 9/18/2017 From the ESD Association, Rome, NY History & Background Of Static Control Products To many people, static electricity is little more than the shock experienced when touching a metal doorknob after walking… Continue Reading →

ACL Staticide ESD Wastebaskets & Liners

Last spring ACL experienced the discontinuation of a major component in the 5075 ESD Wastebasket. They were forced to temporarily halt production until a new formula could be created. By summer ACL was in full swing again with a new… Continue Reading →

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