Originally posted as The Cause for ESD Wastebaskets by Transforming Technologies - Re-posted here, including slight edits, with permissionWhy is there a need for ESD wastebaskets? A fair question. The need may not exist if the basket permanently stays underneath your workstation.But, circumstances exist where the wastebasket could present a significant danger to electronics. Here are a few examples of potentially risky scenarios:
Your organization's ESD/static-control policies should prohibit these actions, but it doesn't mean that they will not occur. Using ESD wastebaskets provides assurance that your wastebasket will not be an ESD threat to your product.Transforming Technologies' static-control expertise has been applied to ESD wastebaskets. Available in static-dissipative polypropylene and in stainless steel for cleanroom operations. Liners are also available in both conductive and static-dissipative versions for easier maintenance.QSource.com provides further information, and excellent low prices, for these Transforming Technologies ESD wastebasket products:
28-Quart, Black ESD-Safe Waste Basket (WBAS 28)
28 Quart, Stainless Steel Clean Room Waste Basket (WBAS28MET)
22-Gallon, Black ESD-Safe Waste Basket (WBAS90)
44-Gallon, Black ESD-Safe Waste Basket (WBAS180)
2-Mil, 7-10 Gallon Pink Dissipative Anti-Static Trash Liners (WBASLP)
3 Mil, 7-10 Gallon Black Conductive Trash Liners (WBASLB)
22-Gallon, Black Conductive ESD Trash Can Liners (WBAS22LB)
22-Gallon, Pink Dissipative ESD Trash Can Liner (WBAS22LP)
44-Gallon, Black Conductive ESD Trash Can Liner (WBAS44LB)
44-Gallon, Pink Dissipative ESD Trash Can Liner (WBAS44LP)
For other Transforming Technologies products, please visit their manufacturer page on QSource.com. 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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