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Part Number MMF0281

The Model 281 Static Locator is a high quality, portable, non-contacting static meter which will produce consistently accurate readings with ease and will provide years of trouble-free operation. It will indicate surface voltage and polarity on objects up to 20kV at a spacing of one inch with an accuracy of 10% of full scale. Also featured are a push-button to hold readings and automatic power-down to conserve battery.

Part # MMF0207 

Modulated for use in ionized environments, this pocket-sized fieldmeter takes quick, accurate measurements without continual rezeroing. Switch selectable dual range measures 0 to 1000V at one inch from surface and 0 to 3000V at four inches, or 0 to 10,000 at one inch and 0 to 30,000V at four inches on 10X range. Ideal for manufacturing environments where ionization equipment is in use.

Part# MMF0282 

Accuracy has never come so easily or inexpensively. Alternating pulsing beams from two LEDs converge to tell you when the instrument is precisely 1 inch from the target, so its reading is an exact indication of the static field being measured up to +or- 20kV, and up to +or- 80kV with attenuations. It features a hold button to freeze the display. The modulated design guarantees accurate readings even in ionized environments.

Stock # MSF0311

The Hand-E-Stat Fieldmeter is an accurate, compact, modulated fieldmeter used for locating and measuring static charge potentials even in ionized environments. A ranging light system assures accurate and repeatable measurements, while both SAMPLE and HOLD buttons assure user friendliness. With a range of +or- 19.99 kV, the Hand-E-Stat offers an analog output jack for recording readings. 

Part # MMF0289

 Perfect for static surveys, the Model 289 with its Hi-Res Bar-graph display quickly reads either positive or negative values up to 10kV, or as low as 100V. Now there's no excuse for letting static buildup cause costly damage. Integrating proven measurement techniques with the latest technology you'll want one instantly available wherever static can strike.

Part# M257 

Probe to surface spacing of 1cm allows greater accuracy when measuring small targets. Measures electrostatic field strength from 10V to 20kV. Remote probe allows access to hard to reach places. Modulated for drift free measurements, it offers analog output for unattended use.

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Model 244 

This small, lightweight instrument measures through a range of +or- 3000volts quickly (less than 2ms to 1kV), has a four digit display and a +or- 3volt analog output. It measures the surface potential of insulating, semiconductive or conductive materials on a small 0.1" diameter spot over a large area, using patented techniques which assure high-accuracy drift-free measurements almost independent or probe-to-surface spacing.

Model 244AL

Designed for contact potential measurements, electrophotographic measurements, electret measurements, and radiation effects on insulators and semiconductors, the Model 244AL is a quality instrument for measuring electrostatic surface potential without physical contact. The Model 260 has a range of +or- 15Volts, with a surface resolution of approximately 0.1” at a probe to surface spacing of 0.5mm. 

Model 279 

This is a half rack version of the 244, with selectable recorder output ranges, kill switch, and LED meter for darkroom usage.

Model 263 

This is an extremely high speed non-contact electrostatic voltmeter with a range of +or- 2kV

Model 266a

The Model 266a is a portable instrument designed to make accurate, non-contacting voltage measurements in the range of +or- 1200v. 9volt battery operated with direct and attenuated outputs for DVM, multimeter or recorder, it features a hold function to store reading of spacing independent measurements.

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Resistance/Resistivity Meters

Model 264

A pocket-sized, portable meter to measure surface resistivity and continuity of work surfaces to ground, Model 264A features automatic ranging from 10E5 to 10E12 ohms or ohms/sq, with accuracy of + or - one decade. Uses ASTM- recommended parallel bar sensing probe. Convenient size and 9-volt battery operation make it ideal for quick and easy checking of materials and work surfaces in production environments.

Model 262a

Model 262A is designed to produce fast, repeatable measurements of both surface resistivity and resistance to ground. Featuring automatic ranging from 10E4 to 10E14 ohms or ohms/sq., and + or - 1/2 decade accuracy, Model 262A checks resistivity specifications on static control products such as ESD shielding bags, static dissipative mats and conductive work surfaces, and checks continuity of work surfaces to ground. The fully portable, battery-operated unit provides 8 hours steady use. Conforms to ASTM-D257 standards by using recommended parallel bar sensing probe and 100V measuring voltage.

Model 272a

Model 272A provides fast repeatable measurements of both surface resistivity and resistance to ground in one versatile instrument. Ranging is automatic from below 10E4 to above 10E14 ohms/sq. or ohms with + or - 0.1 decade accuracy typical and applied voltage selectable between 10 and 100 volts. Programmable default settings include selection of scientific notation or 3-place log display values. Five pound guarded-ring electrode has compliant silver-impregnated elastomer contact material and spring-loaded center electrode for excellent contact. Includes carrying case, charger, and specimen support plate with insulative surface.

Model 283

The 283 digital resistance/resistivity test kit measures resistance between two points, surface to ground, and surface resistivity in accordance with ESD Standard S4.1. The units unique LCD alows the user to easily read measurements directly from the meter. Measurement voltages of 10V and 100V, with resistance range of 10E3 to 10E12.


This 5 # weight set option for the Model 262A provides a weight set which when used with the 262A allows point to point resistance measurements to be taken.

 Miniature Surface Probes

We offer a new series of custom, miniature surface resistivity probes for use with our Models 264, 262A, and 272A. The units are useful in measuring irregularly shaped objects such as DIP tubes and thermoformed plastic carriers.

Miniature Guard Ring

0.47"o.d. x 6.0"L probe with 0.1"dia. inner electrode size

 Point to Point Probe

Consisting of two (2) 0.1" diameter, interchangeable pogos mounted 0.4" center to center.
Each of these probes includes a three foot long cable and appropriate connectors. Modification and recalibration of resistivity instruments required.

Model RT-06

The Richmond Model RT-06 measures both surface resistivity and resistance to ground giving simple, repeatable measurements of conductive, static dissipative, and insulative surfaces. The meter employs the ASTM-257 method of parallel bar sensing.

 Model RT-03

The Richmond Model RT-03 measures surface resistance to ground and point to point resistance using two 5# weights electrode and the new ESD S4.1 specified voltage (10V for conductive and 100V for dissipative). Its analog scale is autoranging from 10E3 to 10E12 and insulative.

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Model M3 

The M3 Wrist Strap Checker is an easy to use, hand held tester for all types of wrist straps and ground leads. It is a compact, portable unit that reliably indicates the condition of the wrist strap, ground lead, and interface to the user's skin. If system resistance is too high (greater than 10 megohm) or too low (less that 800kilohm) an audible alarm will sound and either the high or low indicator will light. If system resistance is within the satisfactory range, the "OK" indicator will light.

 9 V AC / DC Converter for M3

Model RT-01

The RT-01 easily measures the resistance of a wristband and cord or heel/toe grounder (with optional footplate) worn by the operator. The RT-01 tests the range of 750 kilohms to 10 megohms with European ranges of 900 kilohms to 35 megohms available.

Model 275 

The Model 275 Ground System Tester has a low end range of 500kohms, and a high end of either 10 megohm or 100 megohm. This feature makes it invaluable as a ground path tester for many components of an ESD safe workstation.

 Model TIFP

This metal footplate and interconnecting cord can be used in conjunction with Models M3, RT-01, and 275 to perform heel/toe grounder testing.

Part # MRE0400 

The Tester Station is an easy to use test mechanism for personnel grounding devices. If system resistance is too high (greater than 10 megohm) or too low (less that 750kilohm) either the high or low indicator will light. An audible alarm will sound if system resistance is within the satisfactory range, and the "OK" indicator will light. System comes complete with tester, footplate, and wall mounting sign with instructions.

Model M70D 

The M70D is designed specifically to provide in-line continuous monitoring of Dual Line wrist straps, and is flexible enough to allow two operators and two stations to be monitored at the same time. Resistance is measured 100% of the time through the dual leads providing continuous verification. The Model M70D is designed to the highest standards, utilizing patented resistive loop technology for consistent operation.

 Model RT-05

The RT-05 continuously monitors the presence of ground and the continuous connection of the wrist strap to the operator. The RT-05 provides a constant capacitive measurement of the operator but a resistive ( up to 2.3 megohm ) constant measurement of ground. At the first sign of a faulty connection, the red LED will flash and an audible alarm will sound.

Part # M60a 

The M60a Two Station Wrist Strap Monitor System continuously monitors one or two ESD Work Surfaces and one or two conductive wrist straps to detect loss of continuity. Conditions such as ungrounded work surfaces or broken cords and improper wearing by operators are detected instantly to alert the operator to take corrective action before serious and expensive losses can occur due to ESD.
The compact M60a independently monitors up to two workstations with a common control/alarm module. Individual green "status OK" and red "fault" LEDs for each workstation, operator, and worksurface give continuous indication of work surface and wrist strap/coil cord grounding status. An audible alarm sounds to alert the operator when a failure condition is detected. Each satellite module has an additional grounding jack for a visitor.

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Model 268

Model 268 provides quick and easy evaluation of ionization equipment to ESD Association S 3.1. The simple to use unit features two modes of operation. The normal mode evaluates the effectiveness of room ionization, laminar flow hoods, table top ionization, and air guns and nozzles as described in the standard, including static decay timing and system balance monitoring. The peak mode reads and holds either the positive or negative peak reading on the charged plate. This is useful for monitoring maximum DC voltage swings in pulsed DC ionization systems.
Model 268 features two switch selectable ranges -- 0 to + or - 2000V or 0 to + or - 5000V -- with automatically set trip points to begin and end static decay tests. The isolated charge plate / probe assembly is removable and is fitted with a tripod mount for easy positioning.

Model 268-1T

Model 268-1T offers all of the features of the standard Model 268, and adds the capability of adjusting the low end stop point for timed decay measurements from 1v to 1000v in 1v increments.

Model EA-3

The EA-3 Electrostatic Analyzer is a multipurpose instrument designed to evaluate the balance and efficiency of ionization equipment such as room air ionization systems, ionized air blowers, guns and nozzles. It can be used to evaluate static-protective floor and work surfaces, conductive containers, anti-static garments and wrist straps, as well as monitor potentials on the human body.
Designed to ESD S3.1, it offers two preset timed decay, ability to adjust the low end timer cut-off point, provides X - Y plotter output, and can be remotely operated.

Model 265CPS

Designed for use with the Model 265, the system extends its use to include a quick and inexpensive means of evaluating the effectiveness of ionizations systems and other ESD materials. The system comprises a clip-on floating plate to fit the fieldmeter and a Floating Plate Charger to produce a 1000 volt charge of either polarity on the plate. A carrying case is provided.
The device is invaluable as a survey analyzer to pinpoint ionization units out of calibration while in use. It should be included in every ESD survey kit right along with the fieldmeter.

Model 282CPS

Designed for use with the Model 282, the 282CPS incorporated the same features as the 265CPS above.




The Datastat 2000 is a portable instrument used to record and evaluate static voltage on people and equipment. It stores information in memory until downloaded to a computer where it can then be graphed analyzed throught user-friendly software. Min/max voltages, elapsed decay times and script can be added to enhance the visual display.

 Model 287IPA

Test any and all ionizers as simply as touching a button! The Model 287 Ionization Performance Analyzer performs manual or automatic decay and balance tests for periodic verification of ionization equipment. It then stores the results and averages decay times for up to 10 manual tests and up to 10 complete automatic test sequences. Temperature and relative humidity are displayed real time and recorded with the test data.

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Research Instruments

Model 284

The Model 284 Nanocoulombmeter offers the ability to make direct measurements of charge on materials. The material is either dropped into the optional Faraday Cup where the charge is transferred to the cup and measured by the meter, or the operator can use an oscilloscope probe to take charge measurements on smaller objects outside the Faraday Cup. Battery operated with two ranges: 200nC and 20nC.



2 5/8" Faraday Cup for Model 284



6" Faraday Cup for Model 284

 Model 910

A completely integrated system for simulating ESD events to determine the susceptibility level of electronic devices to electrostatic discharge. With both manual and automatic modes, the fully adjustable, dual polarity 10kV system meets the requirements of MIL STD 883C, Notice 8, Method 3015.7, with the capability of performing Human Body Model discharge testing up to +or- 8kV. Plug-in capacitor and resistor modules allow the user to easily alter the HBM R & C values. The Model 910 interfaces with the device under test by means of a pair of miniature test leads and the standard plug-in adapter module. Optional adapter modules are available for unique I/O pin configurations.

 Model 930C

A complete system for simulating ESD events to aid in determining the susceptibility of electronic equipment to electrostatic discharge. The system utilizes plug-in resistor and capacitor modules to configure the output to virtually any Human Body Model or Machine Model requirements. The continuously adjustable, 30kV dual polarity system provides both Auto Count and Free Run modes of operation. The standard probe tip is a .375" diameter sphere to simulate the discharge from a human finger. Optional probes are available to generate instantaneous "H" and "E" fields. The Simulator and accessories are contained in a sturdy cushioned protective ABS carrying case for convenient storage and ease of transport.

Model 406D

 The only complete system available for measuring the electrostatic dissipation performance of materials in accordance with Fed. Test Method Std. 101C, Method 4046 and meets all requirements for static decay testing specified in Mil-B-81705C, EIA-541, and NFPA 99. The Static Decay Meter is used in both development and quality control applications to test all material used in static sensitive applications such as electronic component packaging, clean rooms, hospitals, and hazardous locations. The system is applicable to testing any material where static electricity can effect its manufacture, handling, performance or appearance.

Model 431

 The Model 431 Shielded Bag Test System is designed to perform both the EIA-541 and the ESD S11.31 tests when used in conjunction with the appropriate user supplied oscilloscope and computer.

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Model 267

Model 267 is a simple easy to use device to evaluate electrostatic shielding capabilities of exposed or buried metalized layers in ESD shielding bags. Designed for quality control evaluation, incoming acceptance testing, or checking ESD shielding ability of used bags, Model 267 identifies defective bags and permits reuse of used bags which have retained electrostatic shielding integrity. The portable, battery operated unit features a range of less than 100 to greater the 10E4 ohms per square with 10% accuracy at 1000 ohms per square.

Model 248

This device detects the electric field from a moving charged person or object with a special multilayer tape sensor. It can trigger any of several alarm modes if the voltage exceeds a preset level, adjustable from 10V to 10kV. By connecting a counter to a relay output, the user can track the number of ESD events or charged object intrusions per day. Analog output for recorders is provided. This device is ideal for workbench monitoring. The flexible Model 1021 sensor tape can be looped or folded around corners or doorways.

 Model RT-07

The RT-07 is a unique, battery operated static voltage meter designed specifically as a visual indicator for showing static built up on a person. One touch from a finger will trigger a LED showing between zero and 19,999 volts and its polarity.

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