Category Archives: ESD Standards

How to use a Meter to Test ESD Mats

Do you use an ESD Mat Tester? How do you check your mat’s ESD grounding? In this article I explain how to use a meter to test a mat using the methods described in ANSI/ESD S4.1 “Worksurfaces – Resistance Measurements”.

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How to Check ESD Resistance Requirements

Do you use a Surface Resistivity Meter to test your ESD Smocks? How do you check your ESD grounding? In this article I explain how to check lab coats, mats, wrist straps, and heel grounders using ESD test equipment.

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ESD Symbols and Meaning | The ESD Protective Symbol

What does the symbol with the hand in the triangle encircled by a semi-circle mean? In this article, I review the ESD Protective Symbol, and what ESD products it is printed on.

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