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WG 13.0 – Handtools

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Working Group Chair:  Kurt Edwards, Lubrizol Conductive Polymers

 

Summer 2018 Virtual Meeting

Agenda items for the meeting on June 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM EDT are:

  1. Review of Meeting Etiquette and Policies (5 minutes)
  2. Brief summary of WG activities (no longer than 10 minutes)
  3. Review of WIP Document, WIP TR13 0-02-1aX (011a) Technical Report on Hand Tools
  4. New Business

 


April 2018 Face-to-Face

Summary of meeting activities:
The working group reviewed edits to ESD TR13.0-02 and plan to submit to TAS for review. After further discussion, the group decided not to proceed with a separate technical report for testing of non-AC powered handtools for highly sensitive ESD manufacturing but will include it in the current technical report if an industry need is identified.

Agenda items for the meeting on April 14, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT are:

  1. Review TR 13 0-02-1aX to be reviewed and work to complete preparation of the document for submittal for TAS Review.
  2. Discuss whether the WG13 wishes to proceed to develop TR 13 0-03-1 Non AC Powered Handtools for Ultra-Sensitive ESD Device work.
  3. Any new business

Winter 2018 Virtual Meeting
The committee reviewed the current status of ESD TR13.0-02-1x and made necessary revisions. A discussion was held on the need to develop a technical report on hand tools for use with ultra-sensitive ESD device applications. Further discussion is needed to determine if there is an industry need for the document.


September 2017 Face-to-Face Meeting
Agenda items for the meeting on September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST are:

 

  1. Review TR 13 0-02-1aX 8-7-20017 comments and work to complete preparation of the document for submittal for TAS Review
  2. Start work on TR 13 0-03-1 Non AC Powered Handtools for Ultra-Sensitive ESD Device work.
  3. Any new business

 


Summer 2017 Virtual Meeting
Summary of meeting activities
The committee reviewed the description of cleaning procedure and solution for cleaning to address the elimination of the influence of contamination on tool handles having any effect on resistance measurements. The document is expected to be submitted for TAS review before the September meeting series. The committee reviewed a technical report on ultrasensitive ESD device non-AC powered tools that includes modifications to reflect the differences in measurement, handling, additional testing procedures and conditions.

Agenda items for the meeting on July 19, 2017, 1:30 – 3:00 PM ET are:
a.      Background on WG 13 activities and document status
b.      Review TR13 0-02-1X for submittal for TAS review
c.      Subcommittee for TR 13.0-03-1x for Non AC Powered Hand Tools Used with Ultra-Sensitive ESD Devices status for new document preparation for TAS submittal in 2017.
d.      Any new business or topics to discuss?


April 2017 Face-to-Face Meeting
Summary of meeting activities
Presentation was given on factory evaluation of various handtools using resistance and voltage measurements. The committee reviewed TAS and working group member comments on ESD TR13.0-02 - non AC powered hand tools. A revised document is expected to be submitted to the Technical and Advisory Support committee for review prior to the July virtual meeting series. A subcommittee was formed to begin writing a technical report non ac powered hand tools used with ultra-sensitive ESD devices. An initial draft is targeted for September 2017.

Agenda items for the meeting on April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT are:
a.      Review draft of new technical report, TR13.0-02
b.      Start developing a technical report for non AC powered hand tools used with ultra-sensitive ESD devices.


Winter 2017 Virtual Meeting
Summary of meeting activities

The committee reviewed TAS comments on ESD TR13.0-02, Non AC Powered Hand Tools. A revised document is expected to be distributed to working group members for review prior to the April meeting series. A subcommittee was formed to begin writing a technical report non ac powered hand tools used with ultra-sensitive ESD devices. An initial draft is targeted for September 2017.

Agenda items for the meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET are:
a.      Discussion of TR 13.0 – 02 – 1aX Technical Report on Resistance Measurement of Non AC Powered Hand Tools
b.      Potential New Business for WG 13 Committee Consideration


September 2016 Face-to-Face Meeting
Summary of meeting activities

The working group review the Technical and Administrative Support committee feedback that the document needs to have more explanatory information to be a technical report; it is currently written more like a standard practice document. The committee will add more explanation about the need and application for each alternative test method.

September 8, 2016, 10 am -  12 pm PDT meeting agenda items:

  • Review TAS comments regarding TR13.02-20XX for Measuring Resistance of Non AC Powered Hand Tools document.
  • Start discussion on TR13.03 – 20XX for Measuring Resistance of Non AC Powered Hand Tools for Extremely ESD Sensitive Devices document.
  • New business

Summer 2016 Virtual Meeting
Summary of meeting activities
The committee continued to work on a new technical report, ESD TR13.0-02 with identified changes needed in figures to be consistent and clearer in description of test method set up as well as improvements in wording and descriptions of test procedures and foreword. The working group will continue discussing in September. A discussion was held on the interest in writing a technical report for non-powered hand tools for high sensitivity ESDS device handling.

Tuesday, July 12, 12:00 – 1:00 pm meeting agenda items:

  1. Review WIP13.2-2016 Non Powered Hand Tools for sending to TAS for review.
  2. Any new business

April 2016 Face-to-Face Meeting
Summary of meeting activities
The committee continued revisions in a new technical report that will include the test methods for resistance testing of non-powered hand tools supplied by different committee members.

Agenda
Friday, April 15, 10 am to 12 PM meeting agenda items are:

a.  Discussion of WIPTR13.2 – 2016 Non Powered Handtools
a. Discuss edits suggested by Chuck McClain
b. Any other suggestions to the WIP document
b. Any new business subjects


Winter 2016 Virtual Meeting
Summary of meeting activities
ANSI/ESD STM13.1-2015 was published in January. The committee continued revisions in a new technical report that will include the test methods for resistance testing of non-powered hand tools supplied by different committee members.