Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Social Rewind for March 28, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Workrite Ergonomics starts us off with an innovation to a beloved toy from our youth, Nimuno Loops is a flexible tape that turns anything into a Lego block.

3M’s illuminating post reveals that fluorescence, luminescence & retroreflectivity touch our lives in more way than we’d imagine.

This may sound like the plot to an old B movie, but Agilent Technologies’ post about the cancer-killing potential of a deadly form of algae seems very promising.

Can our modern electrical grid survive a solar storm? Read this National Nuclear Security Administration post to learn how labs like theirs are preparing for such a potentially crippling event.

In one of their “3D Printing, The Next Five Years” posts, 3D Printing Industry presents Professor Joshua Pearce’s thoughts on how 3D printing for the home will grow and lead to rich, full, and equitable lives for all of us.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog post entitled, “Gotta Love Our Can’t-Miss ACL Static Control Giveaways Promotion.”

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Friday, March 24, 2017

EXTENDED FEATURED PRODUCT SALE: Save an Extra 10% on New Steinel Heat Tools thru 4/2/17

We’ve extended our Featured Product Friday sale for another week! Save an extra 10% off the Q Source price of New Steinel Hot Air/Heat Gun Tools. Our FPF032417 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an eligible heat tool to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is now valid thru Sunday, April 2, 2017 and the code is unlimited use.

These new heat tools from Steinel are high-quality, long-lasting tools with a variety of operating wattages, variable temperature adjustments, multiple airflow settings, and other professional settings. They are perfect for a number of applications such as heat shrink, welding, paint stripping, and many others.

Follow our regular FPF selections on the Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about Featured Product Friday by sharing the FPF code with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop, or for further details about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and now expires on April 2, 2017.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gotta Love Our Can’t-Miss ACL Static Control Giveaways Promotion

Get FREE giveaways with the purchase of ACL Staticide’s SpecMat-H bulk and pre-cut mats. Our Q Source-exclusive, limited-time promo gives you a FREE quart of ACL 6001 Cleaner with the purchase of select bulk size SpecMat-H Mats or a FREE wrist strap & ground cord with a precut size mat purchase. This limited-time offer runs through April 30, 2017.

SpecMat-H Mats have a static-dissipative homogeneous single-layer work surface, which is an ESD-safe, thermoplastic vinyl that is inherently dissipative throughout. These US-made mats have a soft textured surface, which offers comfortable protection against static discharge, parts slippage, and damage from UV lights. The SpecMat-H material is very durable and resistant against solder, heat, and most common solvents. When you add one of these promo-eligible mats to your shopping cart, the FREE giveaway items will be automatically included with your order.

Other features and benefits of the SpecMat-H product include:
  • Mat resistance measures 108 – 109 ohms (according to ANSI/ESD S4.1)
  • Electrical parts are warranted for the lifetime of the mat
  • Meets ANSI/ESDA S20.20 compliance
  • Single-layer with two thicknesses available (0.10" & 0.06")
  • .05 second static decay
  • Embossed surface
  • Low outgassing and low VOC
  • Color stability provided by UV additives
  • Recyclable
  • A variety of roll sizes are available and custom cut sizes are offered
  • Precut mats include two 10mm female snaps
The FREE items included with these promos include the Model 8090 10 mm Low-Profile Mat Ground 10’ Cord, the Model WS-1050 Blue Economy Wrist Strap & 6’ Coil Cord, and the Model 6001 Staticide® Mat & Table Top Cleaner.

Please visit our ACL FREE Giveaways page to purchase your SpecMat-H Mats or to get further info about our exclusive promo. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The Social Rewind for March 20, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Is your kitchen a sanctuary? GelPro’s post recommends kicking off your shoes and having fun in the kitchen.

This Robot Plaza post wonders if home-based robots are ready to move beyond entertainment value to become functional contributors of the household.

What is driving the Connected Car revolution? TE Connectivity’s post focuses on safety, clean energy, and the connected lifestyle.

If your business has a lot of older workers, this EHS Today post is a good read to learn how engagement will improve these employees’ safety, ergonomics, and productivity.

Looking like something from the 1960s’ “Lost In Space” show (and smelling like something left over from that decade, Laughing Squid examines the Hydnora africana plant.

And we close out this week’s column with our Guest Blog post, “How Well Is Your ESD Flooring and Footwear System Working?

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Friday, March 17, 2017

With Our Free Freight Friday Promo, These Labels Read “Free Shipping”

Save shipping costs on Brady’s Polypropylene Thermal Transfer Printer Labels. Get Free standard UPS Ground shipping in the US when you add an eligible label to your shopping cart. Our Free Freight Friday (FFF) promo is valid March 17, 2017 and runs through Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Promo-eligible labels feature various Brady materials for a number of applications such as wire labeling, punch block and patch panel identification, indoor flat surfaces, and more. They are compatible with a number of Brady printers. Please see the individual product pages for more details.

Follow our regular FFF and Featured Product Friday (FPF) selections on our Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about these great money-saving opportunities by sharing these offers with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop for Polypropylene Thermal Transfer Printer Labels from Brady. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on March 19, 2017.