Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services


Static shielding bags

1 January 2015 Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

The potential differences created by electrostatic fields are dangerous for all electronic components as soon as they leave an electrostatic protected area. Static shielding bags are designed to protect their contents – typically PCBs and ICs – against electrostatic discharge (ESD) which can arise from these fields.

ESD packaging in the form of metallised shielding bags from Actum Electronics corresponds to the directive EN/IEC 61340-5-1 which indicates the handling precautions for electrostatic sensitive components. Suitable for both storage and shipping purposes, the bags’ partial transparency means they can be used without additional markings on the outside.

The bags are puncture resistant to 53 Newtons and are printed with an ESD logo, date and lot code for traceability. They come in zip-loc versions in addition to the standard bags which can be folded and sealed with an ESD label.



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