Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale Expires Today

Your chance to save 30% off select printers with Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale ends in just a few hours. This special, limited-time offer on Brady’s BMP®71 Portable Thermal Label Printer and BMP®51 Label Maker Printer expires today, May 31st, 2016.

These popular thermal-transfer printers were designed to create a variety of labels (including Component ID labels, Wire labels, and Safety labels) wherever and whenever you need them. The BMP71 and BMP51 ship 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.

Hurry, shop now at our Brady Spring Portable Printer Sale page to ensure your 30% savings. 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, May 27, 2016

Q Source Closed This Monday in Honor of Memorial Day

Q Source's offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st.

We hope you’ll remember to take a moment, Monday, to join us in honoring the fallen soldiers who have served our country.

Please note: QSource.com is available 24-hours-a-day for product information and purchases. Orders placed on the 30th will be processed on the 31st, or as soon as possible.

Have a safe and enjoyable holiday. We thank you for your continued patronage.

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Featured Product Friday’s on Vacation, But You’ll Still Save Big w/Our Daily Low Prices

Our weekly Featured Product Friday promo is taking the week off in honor of Memorial Day. But you can still discover great savings at QSource.com with our regular low prices. QSource.com offers everyday savings on thousands of popular and must-have items. Featured Product Friday will return next Friday with a new special savings discount.

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.

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Monday, May 23, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 23, 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: 3M’s retweet of an Adweek post fills us in about a war raging on Canal Street, in NYC, being fought with Post-It Notes, not bullets.

This Zebra Technologies post speaks of the positives an RFID implementation can bring to retail stores.

Did you see the night sky lit up last Tuesday? Laboratory Equipment magazine’s post checks out reports of a “fireball” meteor visiting the Northeastern U.S. that night.

The folks at R&R Lotion posted this important piece about OSHA/CDC recommendations for preventing Zika Virus.

That fat-free cereal you eat is a healthy food, right? Not so fast. Agilent Technologies’ post informs us of new efforts to redefine exactly what “healthy food” is.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog post about the Top Ten Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs and Stools.

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, May 20, 2016

Stock Up & Save on ESD Protective Floor Paints & Finishes

Save 5% off the Q Source price of ACL Staticide ESD Paints & Floor Paints. Our FPF052016 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an ESD paint/finish to your shopping cart. Now’s the time to stock up on ESD floor paint/finishes for initial application or re-painting. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, May 20, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

ACL’s ESD paints and floor finishes provide reliable static control and safeguard floors in a variety of environments such as electronic, medical, cleanroom manufacturing facilities, and sensitive device manufacturing.

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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 May 22, 2016.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Top Ten Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs and Stools

Bevco 3000 Series Backless Stool
Bevco Precision Manufacturing has created high-quality ergonomic seating solutions for almost 70 years. Learn more with these 10 Advantages of Bevco Ergonomic Chairs & Stools:
  1. Versatile Chairs to Suit Any Need - Bevco offers 18 different chair and stool models for office, retail, laboratory, medical, industrial, education, government and military environments.
  2. Seating for Critical & Controlled Environments - Bevco manufactures numerous chair and stool models compliant to ESD, cleanroom, and ESD/cleanroom requirements.
  3. Comfortable/Long-Lasting Upholstery Options - Bevco upholstered chairs and stools are available in 8 durable fabric and vinyl options along with 6 ESD-compliant upholstery options.
  4. Puncture & Stain-Resistant Seating - Bevco polyurethane chairs and stools are resistant to stains, punctures, grease, water, and most chemicals, making them a great choice for the toughest workplace environments.
  5. High-Quality Standards Compliance - Bevco products comply with ANSI/BIFMA & CAL 117 standards, have a 300-lb. weight capacity, and deliver safe and sustainable, high-performance, seating solutions.
  6. GREENGUARD GOLD Certification - Bevco chairs and stools have been GREENGUARD GOLD Certified to address the human health component of sustainability and contribute less indoor air pollution, while aiding in the creation of healthier indoor environments.
  7. Bevco 7000 Series Ergonomic Chair
  8. Unbeatable Warranty - Bevco chairs and stools have a 12-year warranty on most models (5-year warranty on Lexington and Breva models) and an unmatched lifetime warranty on our pneumatic-lift cylinders.
  9. American-Made - Bevco assembles all of our chairs and stools in the USA with the highest level of care and accuracy.
  10. Customized Seating Solutions - Bevco chairs and stools are made-to-order to your exact specifications providing a customized solution for your seating needs.
  11. Low-Cost/Superior Customer Service - Bevco delivers the lowest total cost of ownership on our chairs and stools by simplifying the product selection process, providing quality products at competitive prices, and extending superior post-sale support.

QSource.com offers more than 1,100 top-quality Bevco Ergonomic Seating products, including chairs, stools, and accessories. For purchases and more information, please visit our Bevco Ergonomic Seating Department. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.


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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Create a Proper Spill Control Plan w/Brady SPC Absorbents

Implementing a proper Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure plan (SPCC) helps create a safe and productive work environment for your employees. With that in mind, we’ve recently added a broad-reaching Brady Absorbents Department to QSource.com.

OSHA and EPA regulations (29 CFR 1910.22(a)(2), 40 CFR 112.7(c)(1)(vii), and 29 CFR 1910.120(j)(1)(vii)) require specific spill control and cleanup procedures to protect employees. The cost of non-compliance can be devastating in a number of ways. Brady’s SPC product line offers hundreds of spill control solutions for your workplace so you can avoid those costly cleanups.

Our new Brady SPC Absorbents Department features everything you need to create an effective SPCC plan with products in the following categories:
When creating your SPCC plan, you need to consider three main factors.

What Are You Absorbing?

  • Universal spills include coolants, solvents, gasoline, vegetable oil, kerosene, and other water-based fluids
  • Oil only spills include hydraulic oil, motor oil, brake fluid, cooking oil, turpentine, and other oil-based fluids
  • Chemical spills include aggressive chemicals, citric acid, sodium hydroxide, and other unknown chemicals

What Type of Absorbent Application?

  • Wiping, dripping or foot traffic applications use pads, rolls, SOCs, and pillows
  • Barrier-backed or heavy traffic applications use mats and rugs
  • Emergency spill response use spill containment and spill kits

What Size & Weight Do You Need?

  • Brady SPC products are available in a wide variety of sizes and absorbency weights in many categories
Visit QSource.com’s Absorbents Department to start building your SPCC plan. If you have questions about what your specific work area requires, you may contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. We also offer a complete line of Brady Labeling and Identification products.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 16, 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: This post from Jergens provides a Millennial’s look at the manufacturing industry.

Tektronix’ post focuses on research that shows carbon dioxide may help slow global warming by effectively heating and cooling buildings.

Customer service has always been important, as is shown in this Laughing Squid post about an ancient Babylonian clay tablet complaint from 1750 B.C.

We’re fighting the urge to describe this Workrite Ergonomics post as “interesting.” But it really is!

This intriguing opinion piece from SemiWiki, submits the idea that Apple should buy Tesla and make Elon Musk the CEO. What do you think?

And we close out this week’s column with our blog about a special offer on Atrix’ ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum.

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, May 13, 2016

Make Your Shoes ESD-Safe w/SCS Stat-A-Rest Foot Grounders

Save 24% off the MSRP on SCS (formerly 3M) Stat-A-Rest Yellow Foot Grounders (sizes small, medium, large & extra-large). Our FPF051316 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an eligible foot grounder to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, May 13, 2016 through Sunday, May 15, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

The American-made SCS Stat-A-Rest Foot Grounder converts normal footwear to ESD footwear. Meeting ANSI/ESD S20.20 < 100-volt peak voltage requirements, this foot grounder is made of non-marring conductive material that works with the operator’s sweat layer to create a reliable connection.

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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 May 15, 2016.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Q Source Exclusive: 5-Day Shipping & Extra Savings on Select Bevco Dura 7000D Chairs

Our exclusive, limited-time promotion gets you 5-day Quick-Ship and an extra 10% savings on select Bevco 7000D Series Chairs. This special offer expires June 30, 2016.

The durable Bevco Dura Series Chairs were designed for use in the toughest of workplace settings. Their rugged, self-skinned polyurethane meets ANSI/BIFMA standards. These top-quality seats are puncture-resistant, impervious to water, oil, and most chemicals. The easy-to-clean Dura Series also includes a 12-year warranty and a lifetime warranty on the cylinder.

These extremely comfortable chairs (they have an easily controlled mechanisms for desired user positioning) provide total body support (with a strong steel backbar that allows for customized fit & height adjustments) and help improve productivity and reduce fatigue (they feature a waterfall front seat, which increases leg circulation).

Take advantage of this special savings offer by visiting our Bevco Dura 7000D Series Sale promo 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 Bevco accessories and related products. Please note: This promo is valid through June 30th, 2016.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Special Offer: Save Big on Atrix’ ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum

Save 16% off the Q Source price of Atrix International’s ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum with our exclusive, limited-time sale. Running through June 30, 2016, this special offer gets you the high-quality, Omega Supreme Vacuum for just $195.72 (discount off the regular $233.00 price is applied automatically at checkout).


This Atrix service vacuum is made in the USA and designed for cleaning electronic and static-sensitive devices. The ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum features a 0.3 Micron filter, a 1,000-hour motor life, and a variety of tools and attachments (stored inside the unit) including:
  • 1 Electronics/EMI/FRI Line Noise Filter
  • 1 31700C Dust, Dirt, Toner, & Color Toner Filter
  • 1 31671 10' ESD-Safe Stretch Hose
  • 2 AVPA005 Hose Plugs
  • 1 31651 Detachable Power Cord
  • 1 31657 16" ESD-Safe Flexible Gooseneck Tool
  • 1 31653 ESD-Safe Round Dust Brush
  • 1 31654 ESD-Safe Crevice Tool
  • 1 31652 Crevice Brush Tool
  • 1 32650 ESD-Safe Needle Nozzle Tool
  • 1 AVPA016 Shoulder Strap
To take advantage of this rare Atrix promo, visit our ESD-Safe Omega Supreme Vacuum 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 Atrix filters and accessories. Please Note: This promo expires on June 30th, 2016.

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Monday, May 9, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 9, 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: If you haven’t started your spring cleaning already, this post from 3M offers 7 excellent tips…all based on science.

TechCrunch tells us about how Tesla’s bioweapon mode is a potential selling point for high-pollution environments.

This 3D Printing Industry post about a 3D-printed duck leg shows that 3D printing IS all it's quacked up to be.

Another example of technology helping a living thing…Gooch & Housego’s post reveals how fishermen in Peru are using LED lights in fishing nets to save the lives of sea turtles.

This Mashable post has us in awe at the thought of autonomous medical drones flying in emergency organ donations to save human lives.

And we close out this week’s column with our blog post about SCS’s reliable new air ionizers.

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, May 6, 2016

Save Shipping Costs On Over 100 Quantum Conductive Storage Products

Protect your sensitive electronic parts from ESD and similar dangers with Quantum Storage Systems’ Conductive Bins, Totes & Accessories AND save shipping costs on eligible items at QSource.com. These Quantum storage and transport containers are a durable, high-quality/low-cost solution to battle ESD dangers.

With these conductive bins & totes, you’ll worry less about typical electromagnetic interference (EMI), electrostatic damage, or induced fields. Quantum’s conductive products are constructed of carbon-filled, copolymer polypropylene, have a surface resistivity of <105 Ohms, and are unaffected by washing with normal cleaners.

Our Flickr photo set and two videos focus on the Dividable Grid Totes & Containers and the Stack & Hang and Shelf Bins. We’re sure after you get these closer looks, you’ll be convinced Quantum’s Conductive Bins & Totes are the answer to your ESD safety needs.

Please visit our "Free Shipping on Quantum Storage Systems Conductive Bins & Dividable Totes" page to shop and save shipping costs today. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020) or email.

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Save 15% w/Our Eclipse Pro Electronics Tool Kit 3-Day Sale

Save 15% off the MSRP on the Eclipse Professional Electronics Tool Kit. Our FPF050616 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add a tool kit to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, May 6, 2016 through Sunday, May 8, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

The 500-032 Tool Kit offers everything a professional electrician needs, all in a convenient carrying case. The kit includes a variety of chrome-plated vanadium steel tools made for multiple applications and also specially made electronics pliers with conductive handles.

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 May 8, 2016.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

SCS’ New Air Ionizers Offer Reliable Static Control

Shopping for an air ionizer for your static-sensitive work area? Have you heard about SCS’s (formerly 3M) new 9110-NO Benchtop & 9310-NO Overhead models?

These two reliable ionizers feature built-in automatic emitter point cleaners, adjustable fan speeds, and steady-state DC ionization. If you’re looking for a dependable solution for ionization, these units are a smart choice.

SCS 9110-NO - BENCHTOP AIR IONIZER

The SCS 9110-NO 100-240 VAC Benchtop Air Ionizer w/Power Source helps eliminate the build-up of static charges on insulative materials. It has an easy access cover for maintenance, a white powder-coated metal housing, and an illuminated power switch. In addition, it features the following specifications:
  • AC/DC Power Adapter Power Input: 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz - Power Output: 24 VDC, 2.5A
  • Operating Voltage: 24 VDC, 1.8 A maximum
  • Power Consumption: 14 watts (normal operation) 42 watts (auto cleaning operation)
  • Fuse: 2 QA, 250V, 5.2 x 20 mm glass tube
  • Ion Emission: Steady-state DC
  • Balance Voltage: ± 15 volt (25 ± 5°C, 45 ± 10% RH)
  • Decay Time: ≤ 2 sec
  • Air Speed: 500' per min (152 m/min)
  • Audible Noise: High fan speed: 54 dB (sustained), 57 dB (auto cleaning)/Low fan speed: 48 dB (sustained), 55 dB (auto cleaning)
  • Ozone Level: < 0.05 ppm
  • Certifications & Approvals: cULus, CE, RoHS, WEEE

SCS 9310-NO - OVERHEAD AIR IONIZER

The SCS 9310-NO 100-240 VAC Overhead Air Ionizer w/Power Source includes most of the same features as the 9110-NO Benchtop unit. In addition, its specifications include:
  • Operating Voltage: 24 VDC, 2.5A maximum
  • Power Consumption: 43 watts (normal operation) 60 watts (auto cleaning operation)
  • Fuse: 5 A, 250V, 5.2 x 20 mm glass tube
  • Decay Time: ≤ 3.5 sec
  • Air Speed: 200' per min (61 m/min)
  • Audible Noise: High Fan Speed: 57 dB (sustained), 60 dB (auto cleaning)/Low Fan Speed: 46 dB (sustained), 51 dB (auto cleaning)
Please Note: Neither unit includes a power cord. The compatible SCS 770000 North America Power Cord is available separately.

Please visit QSource.com to purchase one of these new SCS Air Ionizers. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. QSource.com also offers a complete line of SCS (formerly 3M) products.

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Monday, May 2, 2016

The Social Rewind for May 2, 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 read in this Tektronix post that researchers at the University of Arizona are developing connected vehicle technology that could not only prevent crashes, but prioritize cars to reduce traffic.

Workrite Ergonomics’ post reveals a study by Danish and Australian researchers that says you can lose fat by sitting less at work.

This post from the National Nuclear Security Administration points out that while the term “solar wind” may sound pleasant, at times these particles from the Sun can make life dangerous here on Earth.

In another connected car post, ASSEMBLY Magazine looks at how China is counting on that technology to develop the car of the future.

Dragons may still be a fantasy, but apparently unicorns really did exist. Check out this Agilent Technologies post to learn about Elasmotherium sibiricum, the “Siberian unicorn.”

And we close out this week’s column with our blog post about Brady’s Spring Portable Printer Sale.

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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