IC storage / anti-static foam

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Sun Nov 30 14:59:55 CST 2014

On Sun, 30 Nov 2014, Dale H. Cook wrote:
> As with many things in this world, the quality of anti-static foam
> varies greatly. I use foam which I bought in mats from a local
> electronics distributor (since closed) about 20 years ago. I have some
> ICs which have been stored in that foam for as long as I have owned it.
> Their pins are not discolored nor are they stuck to the foam.

"quality" also as in TYPE.

The worst offenders of all have been the "Highest quality" and most
expensive of the foams.

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