October 17, 2004 10:41 PM   Subscribe

The Sasha Ring: a no-comment product announcement found in the ESD Journal. The Journal looks at the hazards of - and possible solutions to - the phenomenon known as electrostatic discharge. Fowler Associates provides a wide range of related services, including numerous media appearances.
posted by mwhybark (6 comments total)
[links spelunked whilst roped to gether with Danelope]
posted by mwhybark at 10:43 PM on October 17, 2004

The ring does nothing to collect charge, it simply provides a contact point to conduct charge away from your body. As mentioned in the first link, any metal object will serve the same purpose. I can't see the need to incorporate a resistive element. Static discharge through a metal object is all but imperceptible, at least to me.
posted by FissionChips at 12:33 AM on October 18, 2004

The ring! It does nothing!
posted by Samizdata at 2:39 AM on October 18, 2004

Where I work they wear "foot grounders" like these. It seems more practical, you're always 'grounded'.
posted by golo at 9:17 AM on October 18, 2004

Samizdata, I don't know about the ring doing nothing. It does have that big ol' sexy ZAP on the front of it, that oughta get your ass kicked by the school bully and that's something.

What I'd like to see is a decent explanation of those Q-Ray bracelets.
posted by fenriq at 9:40 AM on October 18, 2004

What I'd like to see is a decent explanation of those Q-Ray bracelets.

QuackWatch is on it.
posted by Danelope at 10:21 PM on October 18, 2004

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