ESD Standards Comparison

Hi Sir/Madam,

May i know the difference between both of this standards (IEC 61340-5-1 & ANSI ESD 20:20-2014). ?

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Hello and welcome to the forum,

The two standards IEC 61340-5-1 and ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014 are technically equivalent.
The main difference between the two are:
Measurement of insulators - While both have requirements on the measurement of the insulator themselves, IEC 61340-5-1 allows the measurement of the field where the ESDS item is worked on. In the next version of ANSI/ESD S20.20 this measurement is included.
The second difference is ANSI/ESD S20.20 contains references to ESD TR53 for compliance verification measurements. The IEC just released an equivalent document, TS 61340-5-4 which will be in the next version of IEC 61340-5-1.
Every effort is made to keep these two documents technically equivalent.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to post.

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