In addition to preventing the scratching of sensitive surfaces, a new technical packaging textile protects automotive and industrial parts with electronic components from electrostatic discharge. Evolon ESD from Freudenberg Performance Materials Holding SE & Co. KG, Weinheim/Germany, also provides several sustainability benefits: it helps manufacturers to reduce their scrap waste, it is long-lasting, and is made from recycled polyester (rPET).
The ESD (electrostatic discharge) feature of the new Evolon technical packing textile provides permanent electrostatic discharging protection and the fabric’s surface resistivity can be customized. This eliminates ESD damage to electronic components during transport because electrostatic charging due to movement and friction is safely prevented. As this kind of damage cannot be detected with the naked eye, Evolon ESD helps to avoid failures which can occur after the final product is assembled and released.
Unlike conventional ESD packaging solutions, Evolon ESD also protects parts surfaces by avoiding micro-scratches or lint contamination. By using Evolon reusable packaging to transport parts with highly sensitive surfaces, customers reduce the number of damaged parts and the reject rate.
Evolon microfilament textiles are also extremely strong and are available in different weights to meet a wide range of requirements – from lightweight to heavy-duty. They can be used to pack and transport very heavy parts without damage. In addition, these fabrics are extremely durable, and contain up to 85% recycled PET.
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