Friday, April 29, 2016

MicroCare’s MicroFreeze Sale: Save Instantly on This Instant Chiller

Save 30% off the MSRP on the MicroCare MicroFreeze 10-oz. Circuit Chiller. Our FPF042916 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add a Circuit Chiller to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, April 29, 2016 through Sunday, May 1, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

MicroCare’s MicroFreeze is non-flammable, meets military specifications, and provides instant chilling to -40°C for trouble-shooting PCBs. This in-stock, ready-to-ship Circuit Chiller is ultra-pure and leaves no residue other than a thin layer of ice to confirm temperature and location.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Get Focused! Our Unitron enFOCUS Digital Magnifier Promo Expires Saturday

Our special, limited-time offer on Unitron’s enFOCUS Handheld Digital Inspection Magnifier ends this Saturday (April 30th, 2016). So, act now to get additional savings and a FREE carrying case ($159 value) with your purchase of each enFOCUS.

FREE Case & Special Savings w/Purchase of Unitron's enFOCUS
Unitron’s enFOCUS is an award-winning, hi-tech portable inspection tool. This new digital magnifier offers a crystal-clear image and is perfect for work in hard-to-each areas. The unit features a 4.3” diagonal TFT display with adjustable brightness and instant on-screen measuring.

The enFOCUS Digital Magnifier allows easy recording and traceability of hundreds of image. These images can then be transferred to a PC via micro USB. This storage capacity, along with the portability and excellent optical quality, make the Unitron enFOCUS a valuable tool for fast, high-quality, on-the-go inspection applications.

Get the Unitron 14822 enFOCUS Hard Carrying Case for FREE, and special savings, when you purchase the enFOCUS Magnifier. Please visit our Unitron enFOCUS Handheld Digital Magnifier promo page at QSource.com to make your purchase. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020) or email. Remember: This special offer ends April 30th, 2016.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hurry! Our Exclusive FREE ESD Table Mat Offer Ends Saturday

Our exclusive FREE 24" x 48" Static-Dissipative Table Mat Kit (MT4500B Series) when you buy a Transforming Technologies BFN-801 AC Ionizing Blower promo expires this Saturday (April 30, 2016). This special offer is a great tool for developing an ESD control system.


Transforming Technologies’ BFN-801 Ionizer is used for applications in electronics and medical device assembly, packaging, and semiconductor manufacturing. Using a corona-ionizing technology, the BFN-801 produces a continuously balanced output of positive and negative air ions. Delivering fast decay times with low offset voltages, this unit creates excellent rapid charge decay for sensitive electronic devices at the workstation.

The FREE MT2448B Two-Layer Rubber ESD Table Mat provides exceptional electrical performance characteristics and is resistant to hot solders, soldering irons, and most solvents. Constructed of sturdy 2-ply rubber consisting of a conductive layer backing a static-dissipative top layer, the MT2448B meets or exceeds requirements of ANSI ESD-S20.20 and the recommendations of ESD 4.1 and includes two female 10 mm snaps and grounding hardware.

Please visit our Transforming Technologies BFN-801 AC Ionizer promo page at QSource.com, today, to make a purchase and get your FREE MT4500B 24" x 48" Static-Dissipative Table Mat Kit. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020) or email. Remember: This special offer ends April 30th, 2016.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Get 30% off Select Brady Portable Printers

Now through May 31, 2016, save 30% off select printers with Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale. This special, limited-time offer is valid on Brady’s BMP®71 Portable Thermal Label Printer and BMP®51 Label Maker Printer.


These thermal transfer printers are perfect for creating a variety of labels (including Component ID labels, Wire labels, and Safety labels) quickly and on-the-spot. Each printer ships with a hard case, rechargeable battery pack, battery charger/AC power supply, labels & ribbon, a USB cable, and a CD with user’s manual, printer drivers, etc.

To purchase an eligible printer, please visit our Brady Spring Portable Printer Sale page at QSource.com. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. QSource.com also offers a complete line of Brady printing materials and accessories.

Offer valid only in U.S. All printer orders must ship to end user customer. No limit to the quantity of eligible printers purchased per end user. Eligible printer must be purchased by May 31, 2016. Brady reserves the right to cancel this promotional offer at any time. Brady reserves the right to refuse any request.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

The Social Rewind for April 25, 2016

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: We start this time with a little nostalgia. Let’s get physical with this GelPro post looking at fitness trends of the past 53 years.

ChiefRobot’s post tells us about “Space Genius,” a Segway-based robot that can inventory a typical supermarket in less than an hour.

This 3D Printing Industry post reveals that researchers in Poland are working on a 3D-printed heart.

Specimen collecting, like that seen on TV and movies, seems too commonplace now. Puritan’s post takes us back to look at the history of specimen collection.

SemiWiki’s post asks if Tesla Motors groundbreaking innovation points to Elon Musk being a time-traveler from the future.

And we close out this week’s column with our Brady Guest Blog post about GHS Chemical Labeling.

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, April 22, 2016

Big Savings on Select, In-Stock Worklon Work-Stat Lapel Lab Jackets

Save 34% off the MSRP on the Worklon Royal Blue Work-Stat Lapel Lab Jacket (Medium & Large). Our FPF042216 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an eligible Lab Jacket to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, April 22, 2016 through Sunday, April 24, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

These Work-Stat Lab Jackets are in-stock and ready-to-ship. The 3480 Lapel Lab Jackets have adjustable wrists, a left breast pocket, and two lower pockets with male snap attachments for ground cords. Worklon’s Work-Stat Jackets are perfect for microelectronics assembly, repair, testing, packaging and other cleanroom peripheral environments.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

GHS Chemical Labeling: When to Re-Label Existing Chemicals – Guest Blog

by Tom Smith, Product Manager, Brady Corporation

In Tom’s first Guest Blog for Q Source, he answers the question of GHS labeling for older chemicals.

Does your facility have chemicals that have been sitting on the shelf for a year or more? OSHA’s final Hazard Communication Standard deadline around the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is quickly approaching. All customers must be fully compliant with the requirements, including those for Safety Data Sheets and chemical container labels, by June 1 of this year. Read on to learn if you need to re-label them with new GHS labels.

To answer this question, you first need to determine if you have chemicals on your shelves without GHS labels. Under GHS, OSHA required all chemical manufacturers to begin shipping their chemicals with compliant labels by June 1 of last year. OSHA also provided distributors with an additional six months (up to December 1, 2015) to make sure their inventories were updated and they were shipping chemicals with compliant labels. With this in mind, it’s entirely possible you may have ordered a chemical from your distributor before December of last year and received containers that have the previously used “right-to-know” or NFPA diamond labels.

Once you determine if you have older chemical containers without GHS labels in your facility, the next step is deciding whether you need to re-label them. The good news is that OSHA provides some guidance on this issue, explaining that “employers are not responsible for updating labels on shipped containers, even if the shipped containers are labeled under HazCom 1994.”
"To answer this question, you first need to determine if you have chemicals on your shelves without GHS labels."
Although you’re not responsible for updating older labels, you do have a responsibility when it comes to damaged labels or undisclosed hazards. OSHA explains that “the employer must re-label items if the labels are removed or defaced. However, if the employer is aware of newly identified hazards that are not disclosed on the label, the employer must ensure that the workers are aware of the hazards as discussed below under workplace labels.”

What sort of additional hazards may be undisclosed? NFPA 704 does not address hazards such as carcinogens (cancer causing) or mutagens (causing birth or genetic defects in the unborn child). However, the OSHA 2012 HazCom/GHS regulation does consider those hazards. Therefore, if you have an existing chemical that you know is a carcinogen, you also have to indicate that hazard and appropriate precautions on your label.

As with most regulations, the details are the key to understanding the appropriate actions to take. When it comes to employee safety, particularly with a new regulation, taking the conservative route with over-communication and thorough training is the ideal option. While you’re not required to re-label older chemicals, be sure the presence of the differing labels is made clear to employees to ensure they are safely handling all containers in your facility. As the full GHS implementation takes effect, these older containers will eventually be circulated out with future chemical orders and GHS-compliant labels will be used consistently.

Thanks, Tom! Your valuable information is extremely useful for making educated chemical safety decisions. We look forward to your future contributions to the Q Source Resource.

For information about Brady GHS labels, Brady printers, and other Brady products, please visit QSource.com. You may also contact us via email or phone at 800-966-6020.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Extra Savings & Free Stuff w/ACL’s SpecMat-H Series ESD Mats

Our new, limited-time promo offers extra savings and FREE stuff. Now, through June 30, 2016, save an extra 10% on SpecMat H Series Homogeneous ESD Mats AND get a FREE 6001 Mat & Table Top Cleaner with bulk rolls.


Available as pre-cut mats and rolls, the single-layer, ESD-safe SpecMat-H Series’ thermoplastic vinyl material is manufactured via a process that utilizes plasticizers and lower-outgassing solvents, instead of the usual cast coating. The mats featured proprietary polymers homogeneously dispersed with a migratory anti-static formula that allows for both surface and volume resistance. The anti-static properties cannot be worn away through wear or out gassing.

SpecMat-H material delivers a typical resistance-to-ground measurement of 108-109 ohms per ANSI/ESD S4.1. The mats also comply with EN 61340-5-1: Protection of Electronic Devices from Electrostatic Phemomena and ANSI ESD S20.20: Protection of Electrical and Electronic Parts, Assemblies and Equipment standards. In addition, ACL Staticide SpecMat-H Series Mats are resistant to solder, heat, and most solvents.

As mentioned, this special offer runs through June 30th. To take advantage of these extra savings, please visit our ACL Staticide SpecMat-H Series ESD Mat Sale page at QSource.com to place your order today. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. QSource.com also offers a complete line of ACL Staticide products.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

The Social Rewind for April 18, 2016

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: Seeing as how it’s a Monday, this Agilent Technologies post look at sleep-driving seems somewhat appropriate.

Looking at the photos in this Workrite Ergonomics shared post about four decades of Apple artifacts triggers a myriad of memories about the early days of personal computers.

Computers and machines are incredibly smart, but they still can’t completely think like a human. This ThomasNet post talks about the race to revolutionize machine learning by deciphering the brain’s algorithms.

This Component Supply post reminds of us the time when the concept of a monowheel was offered up as an improvement to the bicycle. Yeah, it didn’t really catch on.

Are you a Star Wars fan and have wondered what it’d be like to assume the role of the Dark Lord? Mashable’s post says if you have $18.3 million dollars you, too, can don Darth Vader’s iconic black suit.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog about QSource.com adding the Luxor – H. Wilson specialty furniture product line.

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, April 15, 2016

Get Huge, 3-Day Savings on ACL’s Static-Dissipative Wastebasket

Save 40% off the MSRP on ACL Staticide (5075) 11-Gallon Static-Dissipative Wastebasket. Our FPF041516 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add a wastebasket to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, April 15, 2016 through Sunday, April 17, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

Ideal for cleanroom, manufacturing, inspection, quality control and research industries, ACL’s-Static Dissipative Wastebasket will not tribogenerate and dissipates static electricity. Made of high density polyethylene, the wastebasket has a surface resistivity of 108 - 1011.

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For further questions 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 expires on April 17, 2016.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Q Source Staff Installs Production Basics Benches for PA Customer

Q Source staff recently travelled to a customer location in Pennsylvania to lend their expertise for a workstation installation. Over the course of a couple days, we installed more than two dozen Production Basics C-Leg Stand-Alone Height-Adjustable Workbenches (with ESD tops, shelving, cable troughs, and power strips) for a tech lab that assembles PCBs. See our Flickr photo album for a progression of photos of the install.


Q Source has more than thirty years of proven track record as a customer-service oriented distributor. We believe in going above and beyond (and in this case, to Pennsylvania) to ensure customer satisfaction. If you have specific product needs, or require solutions to challenging applications, our expertise and close relationships with our vendor partners are a valuable resource.

Our relationship with Production Basics goes back 20 years. QSource.com offers almost 300 Production Basics parts, including the C-Leg Stand-Alone Stations used in this installation.

Production Basics’ Stand-Alone C-Leg Station Workbenches include everything needed to create a single workstation. They feature an open, modular design that is perfect for multiple configurations and a variety of add-on accessories. Q Source’s expert workstation consultants can help customers create the exact workstation layouts needed for their applications and environments.

For more information about Q Source, our products, and our services, please visit QSource.com. You may also talk to us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Contact Us page.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Q Source Adds Luxor – H. Wilson Specialty Furniture to Web Site

Q Source, yesterday, increased its product offerings by adding Luxor – H. Wilson as a new manufacturer on QSource.com. Luxor – H. Wilson has been manufacturing quality innovative workspace product solutions for seventy years.

Luxor – H. Wilson are leaders in the production of a variety of products for use in work-intensive environments. More than 100 of these quality products are now available through Q Source, including:
  • Mobile Cabinets
  • A/V, Mobile Flat Panel & Presentation Carts
  • LCD TV Stands/Mounts & Universal LCD TV Stands
  • Mobile Lecterns, Standup Presentation Desks & Standup Desks
  • Tablet Charging, Tablet/Chromebook Charging, Tablet/Chromebook Computer Charging Carts & Tablet Wall/Desk Charging Boxes
  • Mobile Marker, Mobile Glass Marker, Wall-Mounted Porcelain Marker & Wall-Mounted Marker Boards
  • Double-Sided Magnetic, Mobile Room Dividing Whiteboards & Mobile Magnetic Whiteboard Room Dividers w/Mesh
For more information about Luxor – H. Wilson products, and to make a purchase, please visit our Luxor – H. Wilson Department at QSource.com. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.



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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Social Rewind for April 12, 2016

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: GelPro’s post looks at those everyday words and phrases that we must stop using every day.

Transforming Technologies’ post reveals the Equator-located Zerão soccer stadium in Brazil as the only stadium where each team defends in a different hemisphere.

As we move into the sunnier weather across much of the U.S., Industrial Sunscreen’s post about SPF and skin protection becomes an even more important read.

https://industrialsunscreen.com/skin-cancer/spf-are-you-really-protected/

Posted by Industrial Sunscreen on Monday, April 4, 2016

3D Printing Industry‘s post shows that the only things not 3D-printed at the Netherland’s touring 3D printing restaurant will be the chefs and waiters.

Print out, pop up, and eat. #3dprinting

Posted by 3D Printing Industry on Thursday, April 7, 2016

This cool post from Instructables proves that you really can do just about anything with duct tape.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog about QSource.com’s new Current Promos Page.

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, April 8, 2016

Save 5% on EasyBraid’s Cleaner, Faster Quick Braid Desoldering Braid

Save 5% off the Q Price on EasyBraid’s Quick Braid Desoldering Braid. Our FPF040816 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add a desoldering braid spool to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, April 8, 2016 through Sunday, April 10, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

Quick Braid offers cleaner, faster, and more consistent wicking. Designed to leave an environmentally safe residue, EasyBraid’s Quick Braid is manufactured under SPC guidelines and made using the latest technology in environmentally friendly chemicals and processes.

Follow our weekly FPF selection 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.

For further questions 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 expires on April 10, 2016.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Our New Current Promos Page Offers a Faster Path to Savings

Click on "Current Promos" for quick access to special offers and savings.
Now there’s a quick way to see all of our current savings promotions and special offers with just one click. QSource.com’s new Current Promos page compiles everything you need to know in one place, giving you the ability to scroll through and choose the offer(s) you’re interested in learning more about. Please note: Our Current Promos page is updated frequently as new promotions begin and older ones expire.

Q Source and our vendor partners are continuously working together to bring you top-quality products at the lowest prices possible. For instance, we currently have great promos offering big discounts or free items or shipping on top brands such as Bevco Ergonomic Seating, Brady, Unitron, ACL Staticide, Transforming Technologies, Vision Engineering, and Quantum Storage Systems. And, don’t forget, we have our weekly three-day Featured Product Friday sale on a popular item(s).

In addition to our new Current Promos page, you can also learn about special offers and new ways to save by signing up for our email newsletter, following us on our social media accounts, or reading our Q Source Resource Blog. Q Source can be contacted via email, phone (800-966-6020), or our Web site.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Get an Extra 10% & 5-Day Quick-Ship on Select Bevco Dura 7000D Chairs

Here’s another exclusive special offer from Q Source & Bevco Ergonomic Seating: Save an extra 10% on select Bevco 7000D Series Chairs and get 5-day Quick-Ship. This limited-time offer runs through June 30th, 2016 at QSource.com.


Bevco’s Dura Series are built to last in the harshest of workplace settings. Featuring rugged, self-skinned polyurethane, Dura chairs meet ANSI/BIFMA standards, are puncture-resistant, impervious to water, oil, and most chemicals; easy to clean, and support up to 300 lb. In addition, they include a 12-year warranty and a lifetime warranty on the cylinder.

These durable chairs are also extremely comfortable and provide total body support with features to improve productivity and reduce fatigue. These features include:
  • Increased air circulation via ventilation ribs
  • Strong steel backbar allows for customized fit & height adjustments
  • Its high-density foam is supported with a reinforced inner
  • Waterfall front seat increases leg circulation
  • Easily controlled mechanisms for desired user positioning
  • 360° swivel
  • Standard mushroom glides
This special savings offer is valid now through June 30th. Please visit our Bevco Dura 7000D Series Sale promo page at QSource.com to place your order today. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. QSource.com also offers a complete line of Bevco accessories and related products.

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Monday, April 4, 2016

The Social Rewind for April 4, 2016

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: Ever heard of third-hand smoke? Read this Agilent Technologies post to learn about yet another potential danger of smoking.

Holy morphing robots, Batman! Tektronix’ posts looks at a new material for soft robotics that morphs from soft and squishy to stiff and strong.

DNA analysis for pets? Puritan’s post reveals why many pet owners are now genetically testing their furry friends.

Why should you get your furry friend's DNA analyzed? Find out here! http://bit.ly/25orVvb

Posted by Puritan on Monday, March 28, 2016

Valutek’s post focuses on cleanroom contamination and how operators are the number one source.

Do you know what the number one source of cleanroom contamination is? Read Valutek blog post to gain some insights.http://hubs.ly/H02wpch0

Posted by Valutek on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Will the new “American Gothic” feature a robot? This EE Times post tells about the top robots for farmers this year.

And we close out this week’s column with our Top 12 blog of Advantages of Vision Engineering’s Eyepiece-Less Stereo Microscopes.

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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Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale Offers 30% off Select Printers

Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale offers 30% off their BMP®71 Portable Thermal Label Printer and BMP®51 Label Maker Printer through May 31, 2016. If you need to create a variety of labels (such as Component ID labels, Wire labels, and Safety labels) where you need them and when you need them, this is a can’t-miss special offer.


Each of these thermal transfer printers includes a hard case, rechargeable battery pack, battery charger/AC power supply, labels & ribbon, a USB cable, and a CD with user’s manual, printer drivers, etc. Here’s a quick look at further details of these two durable, high-quality label printers:

BRADY BMP71 PORTABLE THERMAL LABEL PRINTER

Brady’s BMP71 was designed for fast, waste-free label printing on more than 400 different label options. This smart, 300-dpi printer can be used as a stand-alone or with a PC, has a QWERTY-style keypad, built-in wizards, a large, full-color screen; and prints at 1.5” per second. The BMP71 Portable Label Printer is made for use in a variety of labeling applications including:
  • Data Communications
  • Facility, Safety & Maintenance
  • Laboratory
  • Barcode
  • Arc Flash
  • Lockout Tagout

BRADY BMP51 LABEL MAKER PRINTER (W/BATTERY PACK & AC ADAPTOR)

Brady’s BMP51 is a fast, heavy-duty printer with a built-in cutter. Creating labels is easy with the BMP51’s built-in QWERTY keyboard and large graphical display. This stand-alone or PC compatible printer requires no calibration, has automatic label formatting, drop-in cartridges, a mobile app, and features Bluetooth technology. The BMP51 Label Maker Printer is made for use in a variety of labeling applications including:
  • Data Communications
  • Audio/Visual
  • Facility, Safety & Maintenance
  • Electrical ID, Product ID, Laboratory ID
For more information and to purchase an eligible printer, please visit our Brady Spring Portable Printer Sale page at QSource.com. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. QSource.com also offers a complete line of Brady printing materials and accessories.

Offer valid only in U.S. All printer orders must ship to end user customer. No limit to the quantity of eligible printers purchased per end user. Eligible printer must be purchased by May 31, 2016. Brady reserves the right to cancel this promotional offer at any time. Brady reserves the right to refuse any request.

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Friday, April 1, 2016

On-the-Spot Measuring w/ACL’s Precision Electrostatic Locator

Save 15% off the MSRP on the ACL Staticide ACL 300B Precision Electrostatic Locator w/Case. Our FPF040116 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add this electrostatic locator to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, April 1, 2016 through Sunday, April 3, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

ACL’s handheld Precision Electrostatic Locator quickly and reliably measures static charges on-the-spot. Providing highly accurate results, the ACL 300B is ideal for use in environments such as electronic component production and assembly areas, clean rooms, computers, medical and R&D laboratories, surgical rooms, medical device manufacturers, printing presses, and packaging and production lines.

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For further questions 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 expires on April 3, 2016.