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What is ESD?

Electrostatic discharges (ESD) pose an invisible but serious threat to electronic components. ESD can generate sparks or breakdowns at high potential differences, causing high electrical voltage pulses to components or devices. Each of us has experienced ESD at some point, such as feeling an electric shock when touching a doorknob. However, many electrostatic discharges remain below the threshold of human perception and can still be harmful to sensitive electronic components.


Image of a sensitive circuit board.


ESD is caused by the exchange of charge between two bodies with different voltage potentials. For example, rubbing two different materials together or moving plastic containers can cause electrostatic charging. Movement on plastic floors or carpets, unwinding of foil or tape, and wearing non-conductive clothing can also cause ESD.

Electrostatic discharge has become one of the biggest problems in electronics manufacturing. Neglecting ESD protection measures can lead to serious quality problems, which can cause high costs and damage the company's reputation. Even voltages as low as 35 volts can completely destroy electronic components such as semiconductor chips. To prevent damage to these sensitive components, it is important to introduce and consistently implement certain ESD protection measures in your company.


Image ESD measurement on an individual componentImage of an ESD measurement on a finished constructionWe are committed to ensuring that your electronic components and devices function safely and without quality problems. With our ESD solutions, you can be sure that you are providing the protection your components require. Our company places great importance on professional ESD protection solutions for your production. To do this, we rely on a comprehensive range of ESD protection products as well as individual consultation and planning for your specific requirements. With our measurements of individual components and the entire system, we ensure that the entire construction is ESD-capable and suitable for processing sensitive components. In this way, we can offer you a safe and reliable solution for your ESD areas.


We offer solutions for your sensitive ESD areas that you can receive either in self-assembly kits or already completely assembled. Please feel free to contact us directly for a personal consultation or to send us your inquiry.



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