Thursday, March 27, 2014

Q Source Anti-Static Bags: Low-Priced, Ready-to-Ship, High-Quality ESD Protection

Have you heard about our new Q Source Anti-Static Bags? If you're looking for low-priced, high-quality blue anti-static bags that are always in-stock and ready-to-ship, please read on to learn more.

Our 3-mil, Q Source brand bags are made of a single layer of non-amine polyethylene. These non-corrosive, humidity-independent anti-static bags are available in either open-top or zip-top versions.


Q Source Anti-Static Bags meet the electrical requirements of MIL-PRF-81705D, Type II Entitled Barrier Material, Flexible, Electrostatic-Free. Results of tests for corrosive contaminants including Fluoride (F), Chloride (CI), Sodium (NA), Sulfate (SO4), Nitrate (NO3), and Phosphate (PO4) were found to be negligible or immeasurable.
These bags are also heat sealable with readings of: Temperature - 250-375°F, Time - .5-3.5 seconds, and Pressure - 30-70 PSI.


Please refer to the following chart for more in-depth specifications of our Anti-Static Bags:


Physical Properties Test Method Specification
Color Visual Tinted Blue
Thickness Micrometer 3 mil
Tensile Strength ASTM D-882 MD - < 4,800 grams
TD - < 4,600 grams
Elongation ASTM D-882 MD - >500%
TD - > 800%
Mullen Burst ASTM D-774 > 20 PSI
Dart Impact ASTM D-1709 280 grams
Static Decay Rate 5KV - 0 Volts MIL-PRF-81705D Type II FED. Test Method 101, 4046 < 2 seconds
Surface Resistivity ASTM D 257 < 1012 Ohms/sq
Surface Resistance ANSI/ESD STM11.11 < 1011 Ohms
Polycarbonate Compatibility: 3400 PSI @ 73F, 2500 PSI @ 120F, 1700 PSI @ 158F and 2000 @ 185F
Shelf Life: Permanently anti-static under normal storage conditions. Keep out of direct sunlight and below 160°F. Tested 16 hours @ 0°F, 16 hours @ 160°F and 8 hours @ 100°F 95% RH - All conditions - Anti-static

If you're dealing with an environment where electrostatic contamination is a problem, these bags are a perfect solution for packaging static-sensitive and non-static-sensitive components.

Q Source Anti-Static Bags are always in-stock and ready-to-ship. Orders may be placed via our Web site, by email, or by calling 800-966-6020. You may also be interested in our Q Source Static-Shielding Bags.

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