BS EN 61340-4-6:2015 - Electrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Wrist straps

BS EN 61340-4-6:2015

Electrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Wrist straps

Status : Current, Under review   Published : October 2015



IEC 61340-4-6:2015 provides electrical and mechanical test methods and performance limits for evaluation, acceptance and periodic verification testing of wrist straps. This standard is intended for testing wrist straps and wrist strap systems used for the grounding of personnel engaged in working with ESD sensitive assemblies and devices. It does not address constant monitoring systems. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) editorial comments made during the review of the first edition were reviewed and incorporated where appropriate;

b) several changes were made to update the Figures and improve the presentation of metric measurements (Imperial measurements have been removed);

c) the option of using an integrated checker for wrist strap system continuity testing has been added;

d) the evaluation and acceptance limit for wrist strap resistance has been changed so as to harmonize with IEC 61340-5-1.

Standard NumberBS EN 61340-4-6:2015
TitleElectrostatics. Standard test methods for specific applications. Wrist straps
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 October 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ANSI/ESD S1.1:2006, CLC/TR 61340-5-2, IEC TR 61340-5-2, EN 61340-5-1, IEC 61340-5-1
ReplacesBS IEC 61340-4-6:2010
International RelationshipsEN 61340-4-6:2015,IEC 61340-4-6:2015
Draft Superseded By13/30267320 DC
DescriptorsApproval testing, Wrist protectors (clothing), Test equipment, Straps, Mechanical testing, Resistance measurement, Cuffs, Performance testing, Earthing, Electrostatic protection, Electrostatics
Title in FrenchÉlectrostatique. Méthodes d'essai normalisées pour des applications spécifiques. Bracelets de conduction dissipative
Title in GermanElektrostatik. Standard-Prüfverfahren für spezielle Anwendungen. Handgelenkerdungsbänder
ISBN978 0 580 79804 7
File Size645 KB

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