Static-Controlling Tools: For Home, Office and Hobbyists

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This site is dedicated to primarily industrial products. But we realize that static control is a very important factor in many household issues. For instance, electronic and computer hobbyist and do-it-yourselfers can find static electricity an especially distracting phenomenon when handling delicate electronic components. Examples of static-sensitive parts include: computer CPUs, memory chips, various integrated circuits, and the like.

We're often asked to put together a list of static-control products that may be used to mitigate the risks from static-electricity-based issues in the household. Well, your wish is our command! After several days of brainstorming and research and lots of coffee, we and our vendor-partners have come up with the following items...

For computer and electronics we recommend:

Ultra Static Mat: Don’t Let Your Computer Take Any Static! Don’t let static electricity shock your PC into submission. Electrostatic discharge can be harmful to your computer’s valuable components, perhaps even fatal to your PC. So why take risks, when Ultra offers this high quality, low cost solution? Safeguard your valuable investment with this sturdy, attractive Ultra anti-static computer mat that fits easily over the surface of your workstation. The Ultra anti-static computer mat comes with a handy, simple-to-use clip that attaches to your computer case or any other metallic object to provide a ground against static electricity.

Specifications:

Mat Size: 23.5in x 23.5in

Anti-Static Wipes: Easily Clean Electronics!
Alcohol Free - LCD Screen Friendly!
Convenient, easy to use, and safe! Pre-moistened Anti-Static Multi-Surface Wipes help control static electricity as they clean electronic surfaces. Includes 100 pre-saturated wipes perfect for cleaning all your PC and electronics equipment.


Specifications:

Easily Cleans:
Digital Cameras
Computers and Monitors
Faxed and Copiers
Keyboards
PDA and Laptop Screens
Scanners and Printers
Telephones/Cell phones
Television and DVD Players

Cables Unlimited Anti Static Wrist: Protect all your computer equipment from damage due to electrical static discharges with our high quality anti static wrist strap. With a 6' long grounding wire, this cable is perfect for computer enthusiasts and field technicians that need a portable and economical static protection solution.

Features:

  • 6' coil grounding cord
  • Built in one-mega ohm resistor
  • Protects your computer from static

Cables Unlimited Anti-Static Gloves: 1-Pair with Gripping Dots - Large
Cables Unlimited's Anti-Static gloves are worn by computer enthusiasts and field technicians to prevent damaging static discharge while working on static-sensitive equipment. Anti-static Gloves work continuously, discharging static harmlessly as it's built up eliminating the need for wrist straps. A must for anyone who frequently works inside a computer.

Features:
  • Fits comfortably
  • Provides a safe grounding source
  • Dissipates static during electronic repairs and routine maintenance

Cables Unlimited Anti-Static Bags: 10 X 12 10-Pack. You won't get a charge out of these bags from Cables Unlimited. Anti-static bags protect sensitive items from damage due to static electricity, dirt and moisture. Anti-static bags effectively eliminate the hazard of static damage to sensitive electronic components during packaging, storing and shipping.

Features:

  • Eliminates the hazard of static damage
  • Protects your memory
  • Size 10 x 12"
  • Perfect for packaging, storing and shipping sensitive electronic components

Cables Unlimited Anti-Static Bags: 12 X 16 10-Pack

Description and Features similar to prev. except size.

Cables Unlimited Anti Static Gloves: XL Anti-Static Gloves. Cables Unlimited's Anti-Static gloves are worn by computer enthusiasts and field technicians to prevent damaging static discharge while working on static-sensitive equipment. Anti-static Gloves work continuously, discharging static harmlessly as it's built up eliminating the need for wrist straps. A must for anyone who frequently works inside a computer.

Specifications:

Size: XL

Quantity: 1 Pair

Features:

  • Fits comfortably
  • Provides a safe grounding source
  • Dissipates static during electronic repairs and routine maintenance
  • Comes with a Cables Unlimited Lifetime Warranty


Office Depot Antistatic Cleaner: 6 oz. Clean and protect your computer, printer, fax machine, copier, desktop, whiteboard, and other electronic equipment from harmful static. (Not for use on antiglare or polarized screens.)

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