WG 4.0 – Worksurfaces

Status:
Active
Working Group Chair:
Dale Parkin, Seagate Technology

Related Documents

  • Agenda items for the meeting on June 28, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT are:

    Pending

  • Summary of meeting activities: 
    The committee completed editorial revisions to ANSI/ESD STM4.2 during the five-year review cycle and the document will be submitted for review by the technical and advisory support (TAS) committee. There was a discussion on future work for conveyors. The group decided to draft a standard practice on the topic and will submit a workstatement to TAS for review.


    Agenda items for the meeting on April 14, 1:00 – 3:00 PM PT are:

    1. STM4.1 Status
    2. STM4.2 - Review and next step
    3. Conveyors - What to do?  Add to STM4.1; New SP;  or a TR
  • A status of WG 4 documents as of the meeting date was presented. The WG adjudicated industry review comments for ESD DSTM4.1. The five-year review of ANSI/ESD STM4.2 was started and will continue at the April face-to-face meeting.

  • Agenda items for the meeting on September 7, 2017, 1:00 – 5:00 PM MST are:

    1. Review STDCOM recirculation vote comments
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee discussed x-ray safety enclosure concerns relative to the new standard practice document currently being developed. The committee also reviewed the current document for ESD WIP3.5 - test methods for air assist bar ionizer, soft x-ray (photon) ionizers, alternative room ionization, and non-airflow alpha ionizers. The document is scheduled for review by the technical and advisory support committee before the September meeting series.

    Agenda items for the meeting on July 27, 2017, 3:00 – 4:30 PM ET are:

    1. ESD WIP4.1 STDCOM VBM Comments review
    2. Discuss future meetings
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The working group reviewed and adjudicated technical Standards Committee comments on ESD WIP4.1 – worksurfaces – resistance measurements. The working group also held an open discussion on the relevancy or possible improvements to ANSI/ESD STM4.2 - ESD protective worksurfaces - charge dissipation characteristics.

    Agenda items for the meeting on April 29, 2017, 1:00 – 3:00 PM MT are:

    1. Adjudication of STDCOM vote by mail comments on ESD WIP4.1.
  • Summary of meeting activities

    The working group reviewed and adjudicated TAS comments on ESD WIP4.1 – worksurfaces – resistance measurements. The revised document will be distributed to working group members for final review and the document is expected to be submitted for STDCOM vote by early March.

    Agenda items for the meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET are:

    1. Review of TAS comments on WIP4.1
  • Summary of meeting activities

    The committee continued the five year review of ESD STM4.1. The working group reviewed and approved the final proposed changes. The document was submitted to the Technical and Advisory Support committee for review.

    September 8, 2016, 1 to 5 pm PDT meeting agenda items:

    • Review revisions to ESD WIP4.1-201x
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee continued the five year review of ANSI/ESD STM4.1. The working group reviewed the changes currently in the document and discussed further revisions including updated drawings, removing the insulative support from point-to-point drawings, adding groundable point – to – groundable point test procedure, and at the possibility of combining section 7.2.2 resistance-to-groundable point – carts with conductive wheels and section 7.2.1 resistance-to-groundable point –carts with plug-able ground point.

    Thursday, July 21, 3-4 pm meeting agenda items:

    1. Review of WIP4.1 changes prior to sending to TAS for review
  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee continued the five year review of ANSI/ESD STM4.1. Further technical changes were identified so the WG will continue to address the new changes at the July virtual meeting.

  • Summary of meeting activities
    The committee reviewed new drawings and a new section for cart and shelving acceptance tests during the five year review of ANSI/ESD STM4.1. The document will be submitted to the technical and advisory support (TAS) committee for review prior to the April meeting series.