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ESD flooring and footwear

Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 19:11:58 EDT 2006 | Rfredericks

Hello, I've ran into information claiming that ESD dissipative floor mats and laminate is not effective unless paired with ESD footwear or heel straps. Can anyone confirm or deny? Thanks! -OtheRuss

ESD flooring and footwear

Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 11 09:32:26 EDT 2006 | Rob

Correct. Remember, you need the charge to flow to earth from yourself, the heel strap/conductive shoes etc. facilitate this, otherwise you would stay charged no matter how good the floor was.

Tray Parts and Velcro Straps

Electronics Forum | Thu Nov 07 17:15:19 EST 2002 | slthomas

We have ESD safe velcro hook soled shoes for our operators. It keeps them at their machines. Seriously, everyone I've seen using it just uses heel straps and vacuums the carpet. Granted, many of them looked like they could use a shampooing, but I d

Tray Parts and Velcro Straps

Electronics Forum | Fri Nov 08 09:35:37 EST 2002 | dphilbrick

ESD safe and conductive are 2 totaly different situations. There are ESD safe carpets but I don't think I have seen coductive carpet. For heel straps to work in a carpeted area it would have to be conductive. Don't get the 2 mixed up it can cause dea

Suzuki Pick and Place computer

Electronics Forum | Tue Sep 13 07:59:36 EDT 2011 | mikegamble

Is there anyone out there that can assist - my Suzuki 1200 P+P runs off a Fujitsu FM R-50cli computer. The computer has lost its BIOS and I cannot boot the machine. Any help to resolve would be great or any pointers as to where I can buy a replacemen

Contamination/process issues of SMT and wave soldered pcb's

Electronics Forum | Thu Jul 03 03:23:04 EDT 2003 | loz

I have been advised recently about pcb manufacturers, that somehow or other supply pcb's with contamination. Visually they are fine, but problems arise during SMT manufacture, ie solder balling, non-wetting on pads, and also during wave solder proces

Solder Paste and fine pitch components

Electronics Forum | Thu Sep 19 11:14:45 EDT 2002 | Jim M.

We had lots of problems with bridging on 15.8mm pitch, QFP17-160 at the start.The board was .032 thick, double sided-six boards to a panel. Here is the problems (not neccessarily in the biggest to little but as i remember them) and solutions that he


Electronics Forum | Wed Aug 09 15:06:17 EDT 2023 | SMTA-64386426

The first thing I do when looking at a part relative to stencil design, is determine the coplanarity per the data sheet. Ideally your stencil thickness should be equal to, or if needed, greater than the coplanarity. You want the solder paste to com


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