Conductive foam

I always just thought that the foam that my DIPs came on was to protect all the little pins coming out of the chip. Today in my sensors class, JoeP told us that the foam these chips come on is actually conductive foam, which protects the chips from static electricity.

March 2, 2007. academics. 1 Comment.

One Comment

  1. black replied:

    cool foam! I also like foams because foam skeletons are polytopes. That is my dorky comment of the day.

    March 2nd, 2007 at 2:16 pm. Permalink.

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