About ESD

The Electrostatic  Phenomena

 

 

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The Prevention and Control of ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD)

An Introduction to ESD
We experience occurrences of static electricity everyday. For example, walking along a carpeted floor in a heated room during winter generates sufficient static electricity to give us a rather shocking experience when we touch the door knob.
While this sudden discharge of static electricity does not result in any harm to the human body, it can be very damaging to electronic devices which are sensitive to electrostatic discharge (ESD).

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http://www.esda.org/esd_fundamentals.html

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