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Putting Your Components to the ESD Test


Testing ESD Sensitivity  Testing the sensitivity of components to ESD can be done in a couple of different ways. Either way, you’re determining what it takes to make a device fail when subjected to an electrostatic discharge (ESD). The two Read more

ESD--Smaller Parts, Bigger Problems


ESD Sparks Conversation It's no shock that smaller electronic parts have been causing bigger ESD (electrostatic dissipation) problems--serious problems that cause component damage and money. How much damage depends on the sensitivity or susceptibility of the device. Thankfully you can put controls Read more

Twelve Reasons to Consider a Mantis Stereo Microscope


Sleek and Ergonomical How many of you have ever seen or used an eyepiece-less microscope like Vision Engineering’s Mantis? Ever wonder about the name--Mantis? Take a good look. What’s the head remind you of? A praying _____.  That, however is Read more

Sale Reminder: Weller Fume Extractor Promotion

Posted on by Andy in Sales at All-Spec 1 Comment

We wanted to send out a reminder that until February 28, 2013 we are supporting the Weller fume extractor promotion! When you buy a select Weller fume extractor kits you can receive a free WF60 arm kit with funnel nozzle. This is a great value, giving you either a free first arm for your WFE2ES or WFE2X, or a free second arm for a second station with the WFE2ESKIT1 and WFE2XKIT1.

To get this great deal, just place an order for any eligible fume extractor systems, and then send a copy of your invoice along with the redemption form to Weller to get your free arm kit.

Have any questions? Leave a comment below, or call Customer Service at (800) 537-0351 for more details!


Visual Proof of What Fume Extractors Eliminate From the Air

Posted on by Andy in Green Initiative, New Products Leave a comment

A little over a month ago we explained the basic parts of a Weller Zero-Smog fume extractor. But, I’m guessing many of you would like to see the visual evidence of the dangerous gases and particles that could be in your lungs if they weren’t eliminated by a fume extractor.

The nice people over at Weller wrote an awesome post about the results of 90 minutes of soldering. It’s a great read if you are debating the expense of purchasing a fume extractor. The article proves it is important to use some sort of fume extraction even if you solder as a hobby after work or on the weekends.

To influence you even more, here’s a preview.

Weller Fume Filter

{photo credit: Weller Zero-Smog Blog}