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Clearing the Static: ESD cleaning

27 October 2021 Circuit & System Protection

To avoid ESD damage to electronic assemblies or components, they must be manufactured, handled, packaged and stored in an ESD protected environment.


Greg Barron, Actum Group director.

It is essential that these ESD protected workplace areas and equipment (tables, floors, work mats, trays, tools, machine elements, etc.) are cleaned with specialised antistatic cleaners. As a key component in any static control cleaning programme, products should be non-toxic, non-flammable and non-staining.

Antistatic topicals are easy-to-use solutions that reduce static electricity. Actum Group supplies the range of ACL Staticide products that decay static to a zero charge faster than any other antistatic topical on the market. As an ESD product cleaning specialist, ACL Staticide has become internationally synonymous with innovation, quality and reliability.

An ESD floor requires specialised care when it comes to cleaning. If you do not clean or maintain your antistatic floor, you could compromise its ESD properties. This could lead to expensive replacement costs of the damaged electronics and the floor itself. For an ESD floor to perform at its best long-term, cleaning it regularly with an ESD floor cleaner is essential.

For more information contact Actum Group on +27 11 608 3001 or email sales@actum.co.za


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