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Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) - Sources of Electrostatic Charges in Production Line (SMT)

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) - Sources of Electrostatic Charges in Production Line (SMT)

Typical CBM dischargeThe number of failures caused by electrostatic discharges (ESD) has been increasing for some time now. So, it is necessary for everyone, who handles electrostatic sensitive devices (ESDS), to know the reasons of such failures. This presentation will give an overview about possible causes for ESD in a SMT production line.

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Authors: Dipl.-Ing. Hartmut Berndt

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