ESD News Archives

Latex Gloves – Are You Allergic?


Many industrial manufacturing environments require workers to wear protective gloves, including during electronics and medical device production and assembly. Latex gloves not only protect workers from harmful chemicals but also protect products from worker contact and contamination during manufacturing Read more

ST 925 SMT Rework System–Three favorites combined into one nice savings


Save a few steps--and some money--with the Pace 925 SMT Rework System Pace has introduced a new low-cost “combination” system ideal for surface mount technology (SMT) rework. It’s worth adding up the savings by comparing the a la carte prices Read more

Metcal’s CV-5200 Connection Validation Soldering Station Changes Everything


You may or may not have heard about Metcal’s new soldering station, the CV-5200. The evolutionary tool removes much of the reliance on visual inspection of hand-soldered joints and adds a second, more technology-driven method for validating a successful Read more

Your ESD Packaging Solution Is in the Bag with Blac-Stat™

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Discover a different kind of conductive bag from All-Spec. Designed for use with a range of static sensitive components, chemical or powder explosive packaging, or anywhere ESD protection is required, Blac-Stat bags are both clean and humidity independent. With a long effective lifespan, these non-sloughing bags won’t contaminate items with conductive particles, delivering a safe and permanently effective packaging solution. You’ll find Blac-Stat bags and tubing in a range of sizes to meet your application requirements, at competitive All-Spec prices every day.


On Sale Now! Your Favorite Topical Anti-Stat in a Can

Posted on by Michelle R. in All-Spec News, Cleaners and Aerosols, ESD News, Industry News, New Products, Sales at All-Spec, Static Control Tips and Tricks Leave a comment

Did you know? Your favorite topical anti-stat is also available in a convenient aerosol spray. With the same great benefits as its predecessors, ACL Staticide® Static Sentry is humidity-independent, prevents dust attraction and decays a static charge to zero volts in less than two seconds. Housed in a specially-designed can, Static Sentry also operates at various angles to deliver a horizontal spray. Perfect for surfaces including laminate flooring, carpeting, fabrics, work surfaces, glass and more, this unique aerosol is even safe for use on a range of sensitive components and electronic equipment. Staticide Static Sentry is currently in stock at All-Spec – on SALE now!


Your 3M Static Control Essentials – Now Available as a Kit!

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Maintaining an ESD-safe workstation has never been easier with resourceful, ready-to-use static control kits from 3M. Specially built for electronics manufacturing, component repair, and other similar applications, 3M static control kits include the basic tools you rely on every day – the 3M 724 Dual-Wire Workstation Monitor, dual conductor fabric wrist band, 5’ dual conductor ground cord, and dissipative rubber table mat in your choice of blue or grey. Find yours at All-Spec and enjoy better prices, every day.


Industry Roundup: Our Top 5 News Story Picks

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We’re always keeping an eye out for useful tips and helpful industry information that we can pass along to you. Read on to discover a few of the best videos and articles we’ve found this month.

Saving Energy in Cleanrooms
Learn more about energy consumption and power requirements in the cleanroom, and discover how you could save money without sacrificing productivity.  

Sources of ESD in a Production LineAre you unknowingly at risk? This publication offers a brief overview of potential ESD sources in a SMT production line.

Electronic Brain by 2023Personnel on European Union (EU)’s Human Brain Project promises an artificial brain by 2023 at the annual HBP Summit at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.

Smartwatch Roundup 101: Everything to Know about SmartwatchesDiscover an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components.


Three Ways the Weller WR3ME Rework System Works for YOU

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Designed to address your most demanding challenges, the new WR3ME series from Weller delivers the tools you need to get the job done. Featuring a large, intuitive LCD display and including several essential handpieces, this system meets the requirements of today’s modern rework applications quickly and easily. Read on to discover our top three reasons to invest in the WR3ME, then find yours at All-Spec for less.

  1.  Enhanced Flexibility. Engineered for versatility, the WR3ME rework system distributes 400 watts of power over three independently-controlled channels and includes up to 21 tool options.
  2. Improved Productivity. Designed to enhance your everyday efficiency, the Weller WR3ME reaches temperature performance in less than five seconds and eliminates system cooling requirements to reduce operational costs.
  3. Increased Process Control. Engineered to improve rework process control and temperature stability, the ESD-safe Weller WR3ME features propriety software to enable data logging and PC connectivity.