PCB Buyers: You Don’t Have to Put Up with Little Plastic Bags

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HaileyMcK   4/2/2015 1:55:13 PM

I know there are a lot of business savings in terms of cost and time savings. The thing that you hinted at, though, is a world benefit: a reduction in use of unneccessary plastic. When i think of all the components being shipped to all the different OEMs, distributors, and CMs, etc. I can only begin to imagine the sheer volume of little plastic bags. Getting rid of them surely would have a huge environmental impact. Small things really do add up.

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Re: PCB Buyers: You Don't Have to Put Up with Little Plastic Bags
Michael Allen   3/27/2015 9:55:25 AM

yes, you would get a limited faraday cage effect.  To do well with faraday cages though you would like to have a real conductive material.

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PCB Buyers: You Don't Have to Put Up with Little Plastic Bags
Saltschuler   3/24/2015 2:43:47 PM

Can the trays be configured into FARADAY CAGES?

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