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Conductivity Foam VS Anti Static Foam | Black Foam Padding-ESDGoods

Conductivity Foam VS Anti Static Foam | Black foam Padding-ESDGoods

Conductivity foam VS Anti Static Foam both can be made into the foam padding, which makes your electronic components be in safe without damage caused by electrostatic discharge. The Difference of the Conductivity foam and Anti Static Foam is the foam surface value difference.Conductivity foam surface resistance is 10^3-10^6 , and Anti Static Foam surface resistance is 10^6-10^9.

Conductivity Foam VS Anti Static Foam

Conductivity Foam VS Anti Static Foam

When talking about the difference between Conductivity Foam VS Anti Static Foam , do you know about the details?  There are some aspects for explain about it.

Why we do the distinguish of Conductive and Anti static Foams ?

When packaging sensitive components, such as electronic parts or devices, it is often necessary to consider the possibility that the electrical properties of the packing material can damage or affect the devices being packed.

Static Electricity is a transfer of electrons that occur due to the contacting, sliding, rubbing, or separating of a material, which is a prime generator of electrostatic voltages -- e.g.: plastics, fiber glass, rubber, textiles, etc.

For the conductive foam, the speed of transfer be faster than it’s of Anti static foam. And when the speed fast , it can induced charge up to 30,000 or 40,000 volts,which will causes an arc or spark when contact. Some electronic parts will be damaged by the higher volts and static charges.

When we found this reason, for protecting some sensitive electronic components and saving the cost , we need to specially choose the right anti static type foams but no the conductive foams for packaging. please click here for where to buy the conductive foam.

Distinguish of Conductive and Anti static Foams

By testing the foam Surface and Volume Resistivity,we can distinguish the conductive foam with surface resistance (10^3-10^6 ohm) and Anti static foams with surface resistance(10^6-10^9Ohm).

Below is the simple test method for distinguish the conductive foam and anti static foams.

For about the conductive foam and Anti static foam technical Data, please refer to my before articles.

For more ESD foam information, please contact with me.