ESD Information

The following document is complimentary with thanks to the ESD Association. Documents are taken directly from


ESD Fundamentals

A six-part series on Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) prepared by the ESD Association


The following documents are also complimentary with thanks to the ESD Association and will require you to register with the ESD Association website for free before retrieving the requested documents. After selecting a link, click the yellow "Complimentary PDF Download" to sign up and retrieve the PDF downloads. 


Glossary of Terms

ESD ADV1.0-2012 

Definitions and explanations of various terms used in Association Standards and documents are covered in this Advisory. It also includes other terms commonly used in the electronics industry.


ESD Control Program

ANSI/ESD S20.20-2007

This standard provides administrative and technical requirements for establishing, implementing, and maintaining an ESD Control Program to protect electrical or electronic parts, assemblies, and equipment susceptible to ESD damage from Human Body Model (HBM) discharges greater than or equal to 100 volts.X



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