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Artificial Intelligence chip race fueled by $34billion market

The race is certainly on to try out different ideas and architectures and see what meshes best with AI technologies and developers. AI chip sales will rise by a projected 52% annually, from $4.27 billion in 2018 to $34.3 billion by 2023. This total is comprised of chips from the IoT enabled devices, personal computing, and data-center markets, all of which are great news for Antistat.com who supply ESD technology consumables to these markets.  The silicon brain, that can give [...]

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Pink Anti-Static Bags or ESD Shielding Bags – What’s the right choice for me?

Okay, we’ll say this only one more time…. Pink Poly Anti-Static Bags are not ESD bags! The broadly-used references of items being of ‘Anti-static’ or ‘Static-Shielding’ are mutually exclusive terms and require some definition. Many online dictionaries even wrongly suggest these terms up as close synonyms, but in actual fact there’s major differences between anti-static and static-shielding materials, and many cheap online sellers on platforms like EBay & Amazon confuse the issue by a distinct lack of product knowledge. So [...]

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Antistat walking 100 miles for #ThankYou100 Veterans Day

The Royal British Legion recently launched a mass movement to say ‘Thank You’ to all who served, sacrificed, and changed our world during the First World War.  The campaign launched with a giant art installation on London’s South Bank in the UK in August and is due to run 100 days to 11th November. ‘Thank You’ aims to honor not only the 1.1 million British and Commonwealth Armed Forces who lost their lives in the First World War, but also [...]

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Pink Antistatic Bags – clearing up the confusion

One way to reduce risks of ESD events is by using pink antistatic bags. Pink antistatic bags are an ideal packaging solution for transporting non-ESD sensitive items in to an EPA. In fact they are the only form of ‘plastic’ bags recognised as being suitable to use in an EPA; conventional plastic bags have the ability to generate and hold in excess of 10,000 volts, which would be disastrous in proximity to static-sensitive electronics. What are they made from? Pink antistatic bags [...]

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Advanced manufacturing technology

In 2018, advanced manufacturing technology is making headlines. While not specific to the manufacturing industry, robotics has revolutionized the way manufacturing operates.   With new advances constantly on the horizon, it’s only a matter of time before robotics achieve even greater feats of innovation. Intelligent, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Artificial intelligence has always held a certain fascination in the STEM environment. People want to explore the possibilities of technology and determine how far they can push the boundaries. There are two ways most people [...]

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Future Electronics

Antistat completes distribution agreement with Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leader in electronics distribution, has an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions, as well as providing differentiated engineering services encompassing technical support, technology training and custom board design.   Antistat’s main areas of expertise is high-end, technology led packaging solutions, ESD supplies and Clean Room materials. In addition, the company specializes in finding innovative technical solutions, as well as identifying ways to reduce purchasing and supply costs. Antistat is one of the UK’s top [...]

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Bringing the future forward with advanced manufacturing technology

Advanced manufacturing technology is making headlines left and right. Robotics especially, are commanding a significant amount of attention. While not specific to the manufacturing industry, robotics has revolutionized the way manufacturing operates. With new advances constantly on the horizon, it’s only a matter of time before robotics achieve even greater feats of innovation. Intelligent, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Artificial intelligence has always held a certain fascination in the STEM environment. People want to explore the possibilities of technology and determine how far they can [...]

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12 aspects of ESD safety standards you need to know

ESD safety is of paramount importance for many industries that include the use of, and have close proximity to sensitive electronic equipment. Thanks to the efforts of the ESD Association, ESD safety standards are in place to aid businesses that want to improve workplace production, efficiency, and security. ESD Safety Standards The purpose of implementing ESD safety standards is to provide guidance for organizations that need to establish an ESD control program. Creating a control program is one of the most effective ways companies [...]

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The most critical ESD equipment: everything you need to know

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is a problem that affects almost every kind of business in the world. Indeed, static electricity and ESD have been a serious industrial problem for centuries, with history’s first static control proceduresappearing as early as the 1400s. Long before the advent of the integrated circuit and its accompanying electronics, humanity struggled to mitigate the threat of electrostatic discharge. Simple actions such as walking across workspace floors, dragging tools across and equipment across non-conductive surfaces, and standing rather than [...]

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Electrical technology innovations that are fun and inventive

Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday and Nikola Tesla. These names are synonymous with electrical innovations and advancements that shaped the very history of modern electronics. From a key flown into the sky on a kite string, to the first electric motor and the Tesla Coil, electrical technology has progressed to the point where most inventions don’t shock us anymore. Despite that fact, there are many exciting, entertaining and flat-out fun innovations making waves in the electrical technology field. Here are five of the most [...]

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