Electro-static gloves, also known as ESD gloves, are designed to protect sensitive electronics from electro-static discharge. Electro-static discharge occurs when there is a sudden flow of electricity between two objects with different electrical potentials. This discharge can damage or destroy electronic components and equipment, which is why ESD gloves are so important in industries such as electronics manufacturing and assembly.
ESD gloves are made from materials that help to dissipate static electricity, such as carbon fiber, copper, or polyurethane. They are typically coated with a conductive material on the fingertips and palm to help with dexterity and to ensure that the gloves do not interfere with sensitive equipment.
Wearing ESD gloves is an important part of protecting against electro-static discharge and can help prevent costly damage to electronic components and equipment.
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