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AI Chip Market set to soar to $34 Billion by 2023

AI chip sales will rise by a projected 52% annually, from $4.27 billion last year to $34.3 billion in 2023. The total estimates include chips from the Internet of Things, personal devices, and data-center markets, all of which are great news for Antistat who supply ESD technology supplies.  The rise of the silicon brain, that can give rise to thought, emotion and behaviour in a machine is on the near horizon. This is mainly due to rapid advances in [...]

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How to avoid Static Discharge in the Workplace

The Science behind Static Electricity & ESD When two surfaces come into contact and separate, electrons move to the other surface, causing an imbalance. The amount of static electricity that you feel when a charge is discharged depends upon many factors… Such as the materials on contact or separation, friction, the surface area of contact or separation and relative humidity are contributory factors. However, at a lower relative humidity where the environment is drier, charge generation and build up will increase [...]

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Antistat walking 100 miles for #ThankYou100

The Royal British Legion recently launched a mass movement to say ‘Thank You’ to all who served, sacrificed, and changed our world during the First World War.  The campaign launched with a giant art installation on London’s South Bank in August and is due to run 100 days to 11th November. ‘Thank You’ aims to honour not only the 1.1 million British and Commonwealth Armed Forces who lost their lives in the First World War, but also those who played [...]

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Antistat & Distrelec Partner on Distribution

Antistat have developed a new European distribution partnership with Distrelec. The move will increase the global footprint for electronics manufacturers and end users who require high quality ESD protection consumables. Distrelec, part of the Swiss founded Dätwyler Group, a leading online electronics and measurement technology distributor, is now stocking Antistat’s products on their websites as part of the deal. The products have been selected from Antistat’s most popular consumables range which includes antistatic bags and bench matting. The comprehensive ESD protection [...]

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5 simple everyday tasks that can damage electronic components

Simple tasks such as walking on carpets or using stationery is not usually something we need to be cautious over, but when you are working with static sensitive components, the risks are very real. Electrostatic discharges (ESD) as low as 2,000 volts can often go un-noticed when transferred from a non-grounded person to a circuit board. If the static damage is not initially detected, it may be further down the supply chain before unexpected delays, and costly repairs are attributed [...]

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Integrity builds Facility & Services Rental Cleanroom

Our sister technology consumables company, Integrity Cleanroom has just been featured in the leading publication for its sector, Cleanroom Technology. See the full article here, or see the full interview below. The expansion of Integrity’s critical environment services by constructing an on-site, ISO-6 Cleanroom at their HQ was a move that came chiefly from market demand for cleanroom facilities and services rental. A pan-global company, Integrity Cleanroom is part of The Ant Group of companies, serving production consumables to the [...]

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Our lucky winners will see BloodHound SSC’s first run next month!

Following on from our recent prize draw to win tickets to witness first-hand the Bloodhound SSC’s first run in Newquay next month, two lucky people have been selected at random, and they are now counting down to the big day. Scott from Felixstowe and Craig from Glasgow are now planning their visits to Cornwall, each with a guest, using their £500 prize money. The Bloodhound project’s first public test run is at a VIP day on 26th October when project supporters [...]

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Hamper Prize Draw – June & July

We are pleased to announce that the winner of July’s prize draw to win a Fortnum & Mason Adventurer’s Hamper is Mrs. Cumbers from Clacton on Sea.  For June – congratulations also to Mr Dillingham from Sheffield – who won June’s prize draw These lucky winners from our June and July Summer prize draws, simply ordered more than £50 worth of goods online from our store, and are now enjoying the hampers’ delights – lucky them! Sadly this particular prize draw [...]

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Buy online and you could win a F&M Adventurer’s Hamper

It’s prize draw time! Because summer is upon us, and that’s a good enough reason to do something nice, we are running a prize draw to win a Fortnum & Mason Adventurer’s Hamper! All you have to do is spend £50* or more on our online shop and you will be entered in to the draw to win this amazing prize. Containing luxurious biscuits, preserves, pickles, teas, coffee, wine, port and champagne, all packaged in a traditional F&M wicker hamper, this [...]

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Antistat provided an ESD safe environment for BloodHound SSC

Antistat provided an ESD safe environment to build the world’s most advanced straight-line racing car – The 1,000mph Bloodhound SSC This world-leading, British-backed advanced engineering project simply wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for the passion of its founder and project director Richard Noble, the driver and current land speed world record holder Andy Green, and the dedicated team who worked tirelessly on the design and construction of the car. It’s a truly mesmerising project in terms of numbers; it’s over [...]

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