Cumberland Electronics Strategic Supply Solutions (CE3S), your strategic sourcing, professional solutions and distribution partner, in collaboration with Desco, is thrilled to offer an advanced training opportunity on Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) control. The course is tailored for engineering and quality management professionals. This comprehensive course is designed to provide a deep understanding of ESD principles and the implementation of effective ESD control programs, moving beyond basic operator-level knowledge to target those in leadership and management roles.

Understanding and Controlling ESD: Protecting Sensitive Components

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) poses significant risks to electronic components, and effective control programs are crucial in mitigating these risks. The success of an ESD control program relies on a dedicated team with a thorough understanding of static electricity management and proper use of ESD control items. This course aims to empower professionals with the knowledge and tools to lead and manage robust ESD programs, ensuring protection from management to operator level.

The Standard for ESD Control

The ANSI/ESD S20.20-2021 standard is the globally recognized benchmark for implementing, verifying, and maintaining high-quality ESD control programs. Desco’s training course offers a detailed exploration of this standard, providing valuable insights for professionals new to the implementation and management of ESD programs of any size and scope.

Course Coverage Participants will gain a full understanding of:

  • ESD Basics: Fundamental principles of ESD and its impact on electronic components.
  • ANSI/ESD S20.20-2021 Review: Detailed analysis of administrative and technical requirements.
  • ESD Control Items: Qualification and verification of various ESD control items
    • including worksurfaces, personnel grounding, flooring, seating, ionization,
    • shelving, mobile equipment, packaging, continuous monitoring, and garments.

Course Schedule

Training will be conducted over four sessions designed to cover specific aspects of ESD control:

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024: ESD Basics and Technical and Administrative Review of S20.20-2021
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2024: Personnel Grounding, Wrist Straps, Continuous Monitoring, Flooring
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2024: Worksurfaces, Mobile Equipment, Shelving, Seating
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2024: Packaging, Ionization, Garments, Gloves, Finger Cots

Upon completion of the course and related exams, participants will receive a certificate recognizing their expertise in the ANSI/ESD S20.20-2021 standard, issued by Desco Industries Inc. This training represents an invaluable opportunity for professionals looking to enhance their ESD control knowledge and lead effective programs within their organizations.

Register for Advanced ESD Control Training

About CE3S

Established in 1962, CE3S has built a legacy as a trusted provider of quality goods and services. Our enduring presence, coupled with the wisdom of our seasoned employees, empowers us to introduce innovative ideas and practical solutions to your everyday procurement needs. With knowledgeable salespeople always ready to assist, CE3S offers an exceptional customer experience with no minimum order constraints, an extensive inventory for a wide selection, and invaluable assistance in part selection and cross-referencing.

Contact Information

Ryan Grimm, Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts
Cumberland Electronics Strategic Supply Solutions
Phone: 717-232-9715