ESD 20:20 Certification Can Prevent Costly, Dangerous Vehicle Mishaps

“The article also advises readers on how to avoid the build up of static electricity to prevent the combustion of gas at the pump. More importantly, it gives a renewed importance for electronic components to expertly handle static discharges and for ESD 20:20 certification to take on a more central role in electronics in general.

Static electricity is a natural phenomenon that occurs when two materials rub off against each other. Different layers of clothes and the seat of a car are some sources of potential static charges. Static electricity is highly harmful for industries like the automotive and gas, as these industries deal with highly flammable materials. A single static spark can cause a costly fire.”


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