Friday, December 14, 2018

Extra Savings on ACL Staticide Gemini ESD Rolls & Pre-Cut Mats

Get extra savings on select sizes of ACL Staticide's popular Gemini Series Dual-Layer ESD Matting at QSource.com. These mats are made from a polymer-based, static-dissipative material that has a dissipative upper layer and conductive base. Gemini mats are durable as rigid laminates and as comfortable and appealing as rubber mats. Promo savings available on rolls (10%) and pre-cut mats (15%) and expires January 31, 2019.

Features & Benefits of ACL’s Gemini ESD Mats:
  • Extrusion manufacturing process allows for low off gassing & high durability
  • During the molten stage of manufacturing, layers are laminated to ensure a successful bond and long life
  • Suitable for constant monitoring systems; for use on bench tops and other grounded workbench surfaces
  • Conforms to the most stringent ESD requirements
  • Passes weathering Ozone resistance per ASTM D178-01 and exceeds minimum standards for NFPA fire and smoke safety
  • Pre-cut mats include a free 2-ounce sample of the ACL’s 6001 Staticide® Mat & Table Top Cleaner and two 10-mm female ground snaps
Please use Coupon Code ACLGEM10 to get 10% off select mat rolls and Coupon Code ACLGEM15 to get 15% off select pre-cut mats. Coupon Code must be entered at checkout to receive discount.

Visit Q Source’s ACL Gemini Promo Page for information about, and to purchase, ACL Staticide Gemini Series Dual-Layer ESD Matting. You may also contact us via email or phone (800-966-6020) for large orders or other inquiries. We also offer live chat customer service on our Web site.


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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Fight Potential Static Damage w/ESD Hand Lotion – Static Solutions Guest Blog Re-Post

Static Solutions’ Guest Blog offers a solution to the electrostatic discharge that is common (and potentially dangerous) this time of year.

As the seasons change from warm to cold, so too can the risk of static.

Typically, as temperatures drop, dryer conditions increase because of reduced humidity. You may notice static shocks as you get out of your car and touch the metal of the vehicle or when you walk inside across a carpet and get a shock as you touch a doorknob.

Each situation may be a slight annoyance, but if you need to be mindful of ESD (electrostatic discharge), the increased risk of a static can be costly, or at an extreme, deadly in potentially explosive environments.

Following basic EOS/ESD standards of the 20.20 is a requirement for many companies, and taking steps like using proper personal grounding such as wrist straps, heel grounders, or hand lotion can be an important part of your plan. Yes, even hand lotion can help at this time of year!

Applying moisture to your skin adds another layer of protection by increasing conductivity to your wrist strap. Placing several bottles in specific areas around the workplace, helps your team to stay protected. And, it has the added benefit of helping your skin to not dry out, crack, or flake.

Increase conductivity to your wrist strap
and help your skin to not dry out, crack, or flake.
For more information about ESD hand lotion and other Static Solutions ESD control products, please visit QSource.com. You may also contact us via email or phone at 800-966-6020 and we will be happy to assist you.

A big thank you to our friends at Static Solutions! We appreciate the information about ESD hand lotion.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Season’s Greetings + Our 2018 Holiday Schedule


Expressing our warmest Season’s Greetings for a very Happy Holiday to you and your family. We wanted to take another opportunity to thank our loyal customers for your continued patronage. We look forward to serving you again in 2019. Happy New Year!

Please note our office closing schedule for the upcoming holiday weeks:

  • Monday, December 24th, 2018 - Closed
  • Tuesday, December 25th, 2018 – Closed for Christmas
  • Wednesday, December 26th thru Friday, December 28th, 2018 – Open regular business hours
  • Monday, December 31st, 2018 – Closed for New Year’s Eve
  • Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 – Closed for New Year’s Day
We'll begin the New Year on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019, with regular business hours.

Please note: Our expansive, recently redesigned Web site, QSource.com, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for your orders or RFQ/inquiries. Orders submitted when our office is closed will be processed ASAP on the next business day we are open. We also encourage you to visit our Q Source Resource Blog and follow us on our social media accounts. For questions and further information please call (800-966-6020), email us, or chat with us live at the Q Source Web site. Enjoy the holidays!

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Welcome to Cyber Monday 2018

Save an Extra 10% on Cyber Monday

We're excited to announce that Q Source is again offering Cyber Monday promo savings. Today, (Monday, November 26, 2018) only, you'll save an extra 10% off your online order.



To get these extra, one-day savings, just enter the Coupon Code, cybermonday2018 when you go to your shopping cart to checkout. Please Note: Current Promo items are not eligible for this extra discount.

Popular Product Categories

Use your Cyber Monday savings site-wide on popular product categories like Chairs & Stools, ESD & Static Control, Floor & Table Matting, Labeling & Identification, Soldering/Desoldering & Rework, Workbenches & Industrial Furniture, and more.

Remember, you must enter the Coupon Code below at checkout to get your Cyber Monday discount:

cybermonday2018

Please share our Cyber Monday offer with your contacts on social media. Thank you, we appreciate your support.


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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Nitrile Allergies? They’re a Thing! But Accelerator-Free Nitrile Is Here to Save the Day – Guest Blog

by Fritz Maskrey, Vice President, Business Development, TechNiGlove International

TechNiGlove’s Fritz Maskrey looks at the allergic reaction that’s come to be known as a “nitrile allergy.”

When one thinks of allergies in the disposable glove world, the words "natural rubber" immediately come to mind.

The simple solution for such a problem was introduced in the 1990s using synthetic polymers. This new material would mimic the properties of natural rubber, without the protein allergens that were causing some users to develop allergic reactions. Hence, the product we know today as "thin-walled, disposable nitrile gloves" was born.

NITRILE GLOVE PRODUCTION: SIMPLE...BUT COMPLICATED

Liquid nitrile is refined and coated onto a ceramic former, then cured into an elastic polymer in the desired shape. The elastic polymer, which has been molded into the shape of varying sizes and lengths of a glove, is then double-chlorinated inside and out and finally processed to meet the specifications of whichever cleanroom environment the product is intended to meet.

Since the inception of nitrile, manufacturers have been in competition to create a better and more efficient process with which to make gloves. The outcome of such competition has been the addition of certain accelerators whose job it was to decrease the time needed for a glove to cure, reduce the cost of the overall material in use, give the material a softer feel, or any other attempt at giving the customer an overall lower cost and higher-performing item.

Certain sulfur-based chemicals have been developed to accomplish the previously mentioned goal. These chemicals have incredibly complicated chemical structures and even more complicated scientific names to go along with them. While this list of chemicals can have a litany of positive effects, the unfortunate side effects of such chemicals can be an allergic reaction (now known as "nitrile allergies") similar to that of latex.

Here are current examples of accelerators used in glove production:
  • N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulfenamide
  • 2-Dibenzothiazole Disulfide
  • Tetramethylthiuram Disulfide
  • Diphenylguanidine
  • 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole
  • 3-Methylpiperidine

DOES THIS MEAN I’M ALLERGIC TO NITRILE GLOVES?

Well, yes...and no.

The good news is that most of these allergies are not to nitrile itself, they are simply allergic reactions to the chemicals that are used in the manufacturing process of such gloves. The specific allergic reaction is known as “Type 4” which is defined as:

"Allergies ‘Type 4’ are also called cell-mediated or delayed allergies. When T-cells become activated and result in an inflammation of the affected area. Unlike other type of allergies, Type 4 is not antibody related, but rather is a type of cell-mediated response."
One of the newer technologies being utilized in the production of thin-walled disposable gloves is "accelerator-free" nitrile. Production managers, line engineers, and corporate purchasers need be aware of this and not dismiss it as a marketing term, as it can drastically affect any users with a Type 4 allergy.

TECHNIGLOVE’S NITRILE AND ACCELERATOR-FREE NITRILE GLOVES

Visit Q Source’s TechNiGlove Department for information about, and to purchase, a wide selection of nitrile gloves including their Rival (RV400 Series) accelerator-free, low extractable, powder-free nitrile examination gloves. Please contact us directly (via email or phone at 800-966-6020) for inquiries about TechNiGlove’s Rival CR (RVCR1500 Series) soft modulus, accelerator-free, powder-free nitrile gloves for controlled environments.

Thanks, Fritz! Awareness of potential nitrile allergies is very important. We appreciate you sharing your expertise with the Q Source community.


TechNiGlove International is a leading manufacturer of disposable gloves for contamination-controlled environments. TechNiGlove's Nitrile, Sterile Nitrile, and Latex Gloves offer consistent quality for use in cleanrooms, sterile non-medical environments, pharmaceutical, and industrial settings.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Come See Q Source at the Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum on 10/4/18

Q Source will once again be one of the dozens of exhibitors at the annual Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum being held Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the Melville Marriott in Melville, NY. A valuable resource for the SMTA community, the Expo runs from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and offers registration and free admission at the event.

This event offers a great opportunity to network with fellow colleagues, discover new products and resources, and attend the informative technical sessions. The SMTA Expo is focuses on the needs and interests of process engineers, SMT machine operators/technicians, quality engineers, test and component engineers, and project managers.

This year’s technical sessions will be held in the Whitman Room and include:

12:30 p.m. - SMT-WARS - Lessons Learned from a Contract Manufacturer and Their Customer Who Sued Them - Mike Konrad, President Aqueous Technologies

What happens when an electronic contract manufacturer follows their customer's instructions to the detriment of the product? Product failures, blame, drama, and a huge lawsuit. Mike Konrad will review the trials and tribulations of a contract manufacturer and their customer.

1:45 p.m. - Cleaning and Reliability in Review - Mike Konrad, President Aqueous Technologies
Combining the "best of" recent reliability-related presentations, this session features:

  • The increased need for contamination removal based on miniaturization and proliferation of electronic assemblies
  • The relativity of harsh environments
  • The proliferation of electronic assemblies (with a forecast of connected devices (i.e., IOT))
  • The results of a cleaning and coating survey
  • How clean is clean enough?

2:45 p.m. - In-House SMT Assembly Within Reach - Peter Swann, President Neoden USA, Founder and chief design engineer, Useful Arts Audio

Examining the capabilities and technology needed for affordable SMT production, this session provides a live demo showing the process of importing board layouts from CAD software, demonstrating the main configuration parameters, and populating a full board using tape, tray, and tube-fed components. The demo will offer strategies to maximize placement accuracy and assembly speed.

The demo will use parts as small as 0402 and place TQFP40 chips. The Neoden 4's 2-camera vision system will be used to illustrate the flexibility that allows creation of tray and short-tape feeders on the fly.

Please visit us at this excellent SMTA show to learn how we can help with your industry needs. For more info about the Long Island SMTA Expo and Technical Forum please visit their Web site. For info about Q Source, or to purchase products from our wide online selection, please check out the new QSource.com. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or live chat via our Web site.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Q Source Office Closed for Monday’s Labor Day Holiday


Q Source will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 3, 2018. The office will re-open on Tuesday, September 4th.

Happy Labor Day


Our Web site, QSource.com, is open for shopping, quote requests, and email newsletter subscriptions  24/7, and any orders placed over the Labor Day holiday will be processed as soon as possible on Tuesday.

Thank you for being a Q Source customer. Have a safe, fun holiday weekend.

P.S. – If you have free time over the holiday, why not visit our YouTube Channel or our Q Source Resource Blog for a selection of informative and entertaining videos and articles.

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Assuring Proper Torque for Threaded Fasteners – Guest Blog

by ASG-Jergens, reprinted with slight edits

ASG’s Guest Blog provides tips for properly tightening threaded fasteners

One of the most important facets of working with threaded fasteners is knowing the torque requirements. Once you know the torque that you need to apply to a threaded fastener, there are several items that you need to examine.

The first thing you need to determine is the tool type (inline, right angle, or pistol grip). Not only is this an ergonomic issue, but also will affect the repeatability of the tool by making sure the tool is aligned to the work in a consistent manner.

Next, determine how the tool will control the torque. There are two main choices: mechanical clutch or electronic-controlled tools. A clutch tool can provide quite accurate torque at a lower price point. Electronic-controlled tools have a higher price point, but often include additional features. There are a few things to consider when choosing between a clutch tool and an electronic-controlled tool.

To begin, there’s joint rate. Is it a hard joint (steel to steel) or a soft joint (gasket), or somewhere in between? Generally, joint rate is somewhere in between, but you can determine the overall joint characteristics without employing the strict ISO 5393 definition. If you are dealing with a very hard joint and using a fast clutch tool, you risk overshooting the torque. This doesn’t necessarily rule out the clutch tool. Perhaps you could choose a slower tool. The benefit to the electronic-controlled tool in this case is that you can slow the tool down at the end of the rundown to try to eliminate the overshoot situation. In addition, if the fastener has a prevailing torque that is higher than the target torque, an electronic-controlled tool can be programmed to overcome the prevailing torque and then begin looking for the target.

Another thing to note is error proofing. The electronic-controlled tools have an advantage here as well, but there are some error-proofing tactics you can employ with clutch tools. For example, a pneumatic clutch tool can be used with a qualifier that will confirm that the has tool shut off within a certain air pressure and time parameter. Clutch tools can also be used with batch counters or to send a clutch signal to indicate that the tool shut off. The electronic-controlled tools can go a step farther when it comes to error proofing. Often, bar code scanners or socket/bit trays are used to ensure the right torque is applied to the correct job. These tools also generally have an additional error-proofing feature-angle encoders. This allows the tool to catch cross threads, strip outs, and other issues.

The next characteristic to establish is the need for traceability and/or real data collection. Although some clutch tools can send out a clutch signal to perform line control, the data-collection part of the equation is limited to go/no go, good/bad, etc. The advantage of the electronic-controlled tool is that the transducer in the tool is traceable to NIST and the data you collect is sent in real torque values.

Accessories are yet another aspect of maintaining accurate and repeatable torque. For example, it is a good idea to keep bits as short as possible, and to replace bits and sockets as they wear. You might not consider a torque arm a necessity on a low-torque application; however, it is one of the most important parts of a low-torque system. The torque arm limits the effect the operator has on the rundown.

One final word to consider: consistency. What we have discussed will get you about 10-15% closer to your goal of accurate and repeatable torque. Keep in mind that around 90% of the energy that goes into running a fastener is used to overcome friction. Within your control, use fasteners of high quality, ensure the parts being assembled are drilled and tapped to high standards, and maintain consistency in the level of lubrication or lack of lubrication on the work and fasteners.

Much thanks to our friends at ASG-Jergens! We look forward to presenting more of your expertise in future Guest Blogs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: QSource.com is currently running ASG’s Free Power Supply Promo. Click here to learn more. Offer valid thru December 31, 2018.

For more information about ASG-Jergens and their wide selection of torque tools and other assembly products, please visit QSource.com. You may also contact us via email or phone at 800-966-6020 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Q Source Will be Closed Monday in Recognition of Memorial Day

Our office will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 29th.

We hope you’ll join us in taking a moment to remember 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 28th will be processed on the 29th, or as soon as possible.

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

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Free Standard Shipping and an Extra 10% Off Transforming Technologies’ SRM200 Meter – Extended Promo

We’ve extended for another week, this week’s Featured Product promo, which gets you Free Standard Shipping* and an extra 10% off the Q Source Price of Transforming Technologies’ Warmbier SRM200 Pocket Digital Surface Resistance Meter at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add the SRM200 Meter to your shopping cart. Offer is now valid Monday, April 30, 2018, through Friday, May 4, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

The SRM200 Digital Surface Resistance Meter measures resistance on a variety of surfaces (including floors, chairs, carts, clothing, packaging materials) and the readings can be stored in the instrument for transfer to PC via USB cable. For further details, please see the product page.

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Click here to purchase the Transforming Technologies Warmbier SRM200 Meter. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Get Free Standard* Shipping on Select Reduced Shelf Life Items at Q Source

This week’s promo gets you Free Standard Shipping* on select Reduced Shelf Life products at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add an eligible item to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, April 16, 2018, through Friday, April 20, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

Our limited-time offer includes items like Easy Braid Desoldering Braid, Argon Masking Polyimide Kapton Tape, AIM Solder SAC305 Solder Wire Spool, and more. Visit our Reduced Shelf Life promo page for a chart of remaining shelf life percentage on eligible items.

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Click here to purchase an eligible reduced shelf life product. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Buy 100 of These Versatile Spudger Tools and Get Free Shipping*

This week’s promo gets you Free Standard Shipping* when you buy 100 SCS SP3010 Spudgers at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add the special promo part number (PROMO-SP3010-P999) to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, April 2, 2018, through Friday, April 6, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

These spudgers are suitable for use around ESD-sensitive items. Use them to form leads, probe parts, and spudge solder joints flat. They are made of ultrastrong 33% glass-filled nylon plastic. For more details, please visit the product page.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Free Standard Shipping* on These Versatile QRP Finger Cots

This week’s promo gets you Free Standard Shipping* on in-stock QRP Finger Cots at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, add eligible finger cots to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, March 26, 2018, through Friday, March 30, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

This special offer includes finger cots from QRP's 5C, 7C, 8C, 9C, and BF, Series. They are perfect for a wide range of applications and latex-free/powder-free models are available in the promo-eligible offerings.

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Click here to purchase promo-eligible QRP Finger Cots. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Q Source Winter Storm Toby Update – No Shipping Today – Limited Staff

Winter Storm Toby has dumped up to 19 inches of snow in our area. Due to dangerous travel conditions, and a limited crew, we will not be shipping today, March 22, 2018. Key personnel will be working remotely to process orders and complete related tasks. Pending orders will be shipped tomorrow. Please stay tuned to our blog and social media posts for further info.

QSource.com is available 24/7 and you may contact us there, via email, or live chat.

We expect to be open tomorrow, Friday March 23, 2018, for regular business hours. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Wow! An Extra 10% off Transforming Technologies SCION Ion Bars All Week Long!

This week we’re featured Transforming Technologies’ new SCION Ion Bars with an extra 10% off our regular low prices at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add an eligible ion bar to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, March 19, 2018, through Friday, March 23, 2018.

These SCION Ion Bars uniformly eliminate static at high speeds in mini-environments, laminar flow hoods, and wide area workstation applications. They are effective tools for electronic, plastic, chemical, printing, textile, optical, and other industries.

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Click here to purchase promo-eligible SCION Ion Bars from Transforming Technologies. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Save Shipping on a Variety of QRP Gloves for Multiple Applications

This week’s promo gets you Free Standard Shipping* on select, in-stock QRP Gloves at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add eligible gloves to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, March 12, 2018, through Friday, March 16, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

This special offer includes gloves from QRP's Qualakote ESD Wave Solder, ESD-safe Qualatrile SENS! Nitrile, Qualatrile XC Nitrile Clean Room, and Qualatrile Nitrile Powder-Free models. These gloves meet a number of specs and compliances and are used in a variety of applications.

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Click here to purchase promo-eligible QRP Gloves. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Early Closure for Q Source Office - March 7, 2018



ATTENTION: The Q Source office will be closing at 4:30 p.m. Eastern today due to inclement weather moving through the area. The office will be open tomorrow during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.).

Our Web site, http://www.QSource.com is available 24 hours a day for your orders or product research.

We are sorry for any inconvenience our early closure may cause.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Simco-ION’s FMX-004 Electrostatic Field Meter Gets Free Shipping* All Week Long

Get Free Standard Shipping* on the Simco-ION 91-FMX-004 FMX-004 Electrostatic Field Meter at QSource.com. To take advantage of this discount, just add the FMX-004 Meter to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, March 5, 2018, through Friday, March 9, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

The Simco-Ion FMX-004 is a pocket-sized compact and lightweight handheld meter that is easy-to-read in all lighting environments and comes in a conductive case with ground snap to facilitate grounding for accurate measurements. Locate and measure both positive and negative polarity charges with this best-selling electrostatic field meter.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Are You Sitting Down for This Offer? Save an Extra 20% on Bevco’s 3057 Stool

Get an extra 20% off the Q Source Price on the Bevco 3057-BK 3000 Series Backless Maintenance/Repair Stool. To take advantage of this discount, just add the 3057 Stool to your shopping cart. Offer is valid Monday, February 26, 2018, through Friday, March 2, 2018.

The 3057 Stool is built for durability and comfort to fit a wide range of applications. It features a built-in tray to hold tools while working, 15.5"-20.5" height adjustment, 3" casters (2 w/locking brakes), a 12-year warranty, and is LEED certified.

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Click here to purchase a Bevco 3057 Backless Stool. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Dual Wrist Strap Monitoring from SCS w/Free Standard Freight for the Week

SCS Iron Man Plus Workstation Monitor Free Shipping
Get Free Standard Shipping* on SCS’ Iron Man Plus Workstation Monitor. To take advantage of this discount, just add an Iron Man Plus to your shopping cart. Our Free Freight promo is valid Monday, February 19, 2018, through Friday, February 23, 2018. * Free standard shipping in the contiguous United States.

This compact monitor offers overvoltage monitoring of electronics assemblies, operator wrist strap and body voltage monitoring, and dissipative mat ground monitoring. Visit the product page for complete details.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

ASG’s EZ Series Tape Dispensers Help Protect Workers from Costly Repetitive Stress Injuries - Guest Blog

by ASG

ASG’s Guest Blog offers a solution to avoiding work-related repetitive stress injuries, cutting costs, and boosting productivity

OSHA has cited that work-related musculoskeletal disorders or ergonomic injuries have direct costs of “$15 to $20 billion per year, with total annual costs reaching $45 to $54 billion.” For example, the repetitiveness of cutting tape can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, strain, and inflammation. Using a tape dispenser such as those from ASG’s EZ Series can reduce these ergonomic injuries.

ASG’s best-selling user-friendly tape dispenser, the EZ-9000GR Automatic Tape Dispenser, is one popular option. It offers features that increase the efficiency of your assembly process and eases the workload on your employees. Let the EZ-9000GR do the work for you.

With the cost of some specialty tapes costing $30 to $50 or more per roll, using a tape dispenser goes much farther than ergonomic benefits. Eliminating waste could easily prove out the Return on Investment (ROI) for your tape dispenser.

The EZ-9000GR has up to six different cut lengths and it can be programmed to cut by selection or in sequence. The modular blade and roller unit allows for easy on-site maintenance. The EZ-9000GR features dual photo sensors which allow two rolls of tape to be cut at the same time. In addition, the EZ-9000GR can cut non-adhesive tape and a variety of tape thicknesses.

Using a tape dispenser improves operator ergonomics and saves time and money. The tape machine dispenses an exact, programmable length each time, which reduces waste. It also has an automatic button, which dispenses the next piece of tape as soon as the previous piece is removed, therefore saving the user time. Reducing waste, saving time, and avoiding user injury lead to cost savings, a positive return on investment, and worker satisfaction. ASG’s line of tape dispensers are sure to increase efficiency and lessen worker stress.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Stop Wasting Money on Industrial Tape – Featured Product Savings on ASG Tape Dispensers

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