Continuous workstation & wrist strap monitor has independent circuitry, designed to continuously monitor the connections to earth of the Wrist Strap and Work Surface.
This section continuously monitors the wrist strap to detect loss of continuity between operator and monitor. Conditions such as broken coil cords and improper contact with the skin are detected instantly to alert the operator before serious and expensive ESD damage can occur. As there is no resistive return path from the wrist strap, it uses the 'Capacitive AC pulse principle' to check if the operator is adequately grounded. The Wrist Strap section is automatically activated when it is plugged in. Continuous monitoring reduces the need for periodic checks and audits and greatly increases the convenience.