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f. Personnel should not wear synthetic fiber clothes.
8-10.3. ESD PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS CORROSION
Cotton clothes with short sleeves or a cotton smock
REPAIR AND TREATMENT. Corrective maintenance
over clothing are recommended.
of ESD protection systems depends on the type of
protection system involved, size of the damaged area,
g. Work areas shall be clear of static hazards such
and degree/type of corrosion. Control, treatment, and
as ordinary plastics, coffee cups, and candy wrappers.
repair measures must be employed to minimize the
impact of corrosion on ESD protection systems.
h. Personnel shall only use uninsulated hand tools
Maintenance personnel should refer to Chapter 6 and
when working with electrostatic sensitive devices. Do
the applicable service directives for specific repair
not use plastic-coated tweezers, plastic lead-forming
tools, or plastic solder suckers. Also, personnel shall
use only natural bristle brushes.