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SpecMat-H: High Value at Lower Cost

Static dissipative worksurfaces are essential for any workbench where static control is desired.  Commonly found  in sensitive device manufacturing ESD-protected areas, ESD-safe materials come in a variety of  types for a various applications. But what if you are paying more for features you don’t need? With so many choices on the market, it is hard to […]

Static Electricity on Composite Decking

Home owners invest thousands of dollars every year on home upgrades. A common upgrade on a US home is the addition of an outdoor deck to enjoy leisurely time with family and friends. Outdoor decks are easy to build and maintain, but one commonly overlooked factor is that new decks made from plastic composite material […]

Static Control for Children with Cochlear Implants

Occasionally we receive inquiries from schools or daycare centers regarding the protection of cochlear implants in children.  As children play on the carpet or plastic playground equipment, the static generated from friction is enough to damage cochlear implants.  Some parents or professionals use humidifiers or a Staticide topical solution as a helpful aid in reducing […]

7600 IPA Wipes for prep work

Steve Allen, ACL’s VP of Marketing and Innovation, occasionally writes guest blogs for some of our distributors.  Check out the latest blog from our friends at Q Source regarding the use of 7600 IPA Wipes for the preparation of conformal coating: http://blog.qsource.com/2016/07/using-acl-7600-ipa-wipes-in-conjunction.html

Electronics Manufacturing – OEM/Rework/Repair Trends – 2015 – A Perspective

Electronics Manufacturing – OEM/Rework/Repair Trends – 2015 – A Perspective   Many US companies have decided to bring back electronics manufacturing to North America because of ever-increasing labor rates in China and higher costs of shipping products from Asia to various global end markets. It’s likely that purchasing strategies will also change in the next […]