Grounding methods to prevent electrostatic
Several methods are used for grounding.
Use one or more of the following methods when handling or
installing electrostatic-sensitive parts:
Use a wrist strap connected by a ground cord
to a grounded workstation or computer chassis. Wrist straps are
flexible straps with a minimum of 1 megohm Â±10 percent resistance in the ground cords.
To provide proper ground, wear the strap snug against the
Use heel straps, toe straps, or boot straps
at standing workstations. Wear the straps on both feet when
standing on conductive floors or dissipating floor mats.
Use conductive field service tools.
Use a portable field service kit with a
folding static-dissipating work mat.
If you do not have any of the suggested
equipment for proper grounding, have an authorized reseller install
For more information on static electricity or
assistance with product installation, contact an authorized