Category Archives: Clothing

What is a Faraday Cage?

What is a Faraday Cage? Who was Michael Faraday? In this article, I review what a “faraday cage” is and what products we use in static control as faraday cages.

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Isolated Floating Conductors

Since ESD smocks contain carbon, they potentially are floating conductors if they are not grounded. Methods used to test ESD Resistance in an ESD Smock and ground someone wearing it are reviewed.

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How Do ESD Smocks Work?

Is an ESD Smock static shielding? If you have ever been told you need to wear an “anti static” or “ESD” smock or lab coat for ESD protection this article is for you. In this article, I review the static shielding properties of ESD Smocks and how to connect them to an anti static wrist strap.

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ESD Smock Washing Instructions

We regularly get asked for washing instructions for ESD smocks. In this article, I give washing instructions for “anti static” and “ESD” smocks.

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