Figure 3-1.Warning symbols for ESDS devices
Be sure you are grounded.
When moving an ESDS device or assembly,
Check packaging and equipment technical
manuals for ESD warnings and instructions.
Before opening an electrostatic unit package of
an ESDS device or assembly, ground the pack-
Minimize the handling of ESDS devices or as
Avoid unnecessary physical movement.
When removing or replacing an ESDS device or
assembly in the equipment, hold the device or
always touch (with bare skin) the surface on
which it rests for at least one second before
picking it up.
When servicing ESDS devices, do not touch or
handle materials that create static charges, or,
be sure to repeat the grounding action.
When possible, avoid repairs that require
soldering at the equipment level.
Ground the leads of test equipment before ener-
gizing test equipment and before probing ESDS
assembly through the electrostatic free wrap if
Remember, although many sources of electrostatic
charge are of little consequence during most daily
Do not permit ESDS devices or assemblies to
activities, they become extremely important when you
come in contact with ungrounded materials.
work with ESD material. For further information, refer
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