Faraccator™ Static-Safe Desiccator Cabinets

Terra Universal Faraccator™ Desiccator Features
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Faraccator™ Static-Safe Desiccator Features

  1. Optional Dual Purge™ System
  2. Optional NitroWatch® RH Controller
  3. Grounding Terminals (Static Dissipative Model)
  4. Optional Door Sensor Switches
  5. Plenum Chamber
  6. Optional Automatic RB® (Relief/Bleed) Valve
  7. Stainless Steel Trays
  8. Grounded Door Latch (Static Dissipative Model)
  9. Optional Stand with casters
  10. Tamper-Proof Hinges
Shown Left: Models shown with optional Dual Purge™ System, NitroWatch® Controllers, stands and casters.

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Terra Universal Faraccator™ Cross SectionFaraday cage protects shelf contents against ESD.

Terra Universal Faraccator™ Slide-Out TraysSlide-out trays are easy to remove from noncontaminating slides.

Faraccator™ Storage System for Static-Sensitive Materials
Terra's Faraccator™ Storage Systems incorporate state-of-the-art engineering to control static, moisture and contamination and thereby extend the shelf lives of stored materials. In addition, their space-efficient, modular design maximizes convenience, saves storage space, and cuts locating time.

Their Faraday-cage design completely shields stored materials against induced electrostatic charges. In fact, tests show that the static protection offered by these Faraccators™ far exceeds that of stainless steel desiccator cabinets with glass sides or doors. They conform to DOD HDBK 263 and meet the static decay requirements
of MIL-SPEC 1686.

  • Faraday-design provides 100% static safety; conforms to DOD HDBK 263
    and MIL-SPEC 1686
  • Hermetically sealed, nitrogen-purged environment ensures complete control over particles and moisture
  • Automatic humidity controls help extend shelf lives indefinitely
  • Static Dissipative PVC protects against static and contamination build-ups
  • Removable trays make kitting a breeze
  • Inlay packages allow adjustable bin sizes for organized storage
  • Available with UltraClean™ electropolished type 304 stainless steel trays
  • Security Faraccators™ offer tamper-proof security

Shell Design of Faracctorâ„¢ Storage Desiccator
Fabricated of clear acrylic or Static Dissipative PVC, Faraccator™ Storage Systems provide full 360-degree viewing of stored components. Solvent-welding and contamination-free materials guarantee a clean environment free of outgassing. Faraccatorâ„¢ cabinets house from one to four air-tight compartments of two different widths (see dimensional guide). And because Faraccator™ components are standardized, you can easily replace a damaged door - either with another door from your own stock or simply by phoning in an order

Faraccator™ Has Slide-Out Drawers and Runners
The system's conductive trays are made of type 304 stainless steel. They can be easily removed and used as handling trays throughout manufacturing or testing operations; this flexibility eliminates the need directly to touch - and possibly to contaminate - sensitive microelectronic components. It also allows you to perform kitting and inventory procedures at a laminar flow station - and to minimize the time that access doors must remain open.

The trays mount easily into the system's runners to become slide-out drawers. Runners feature an easy-glide suspension system that supports up to 40 lbs (18.1 kg). When fully extended and allows full access to every inch of drawer space. Two-drawer compartments provide 5.25" (133 mm) of clearance for stored materials (such as 4", 102 mm, waffle packs); three-drawer compartments provide 3.1875" (81 mm) of clearance and are ideal for 2" (51 mm) waffle packs.

Terra now offers 2" (51 mm), 3" (76 mm) and 5" (127 mm) high drawers to enhance ESD shielding and storage flexibility. Higher drawer heights eliminate exposure of larger stored materials to induced static charge and provide greater protection against contaminants when drawers are used as carrying trays. Smaller trays provide gaps for the circulation of free ions in applications involving ionizing nozzles.

Faraccator™ Storage Features Type 304 Stainless Steel Doors
Standard Faraccator™ doors feature a LiftLatch™ mounted to a stainless steel reinforcement bar. LiftLatches™ seal the door without applying lateral torque that could damage door hinges.

For extended service life and improved sealing performance, Terra recommends optional stainless steel door frames, which include a unique, one-piece gasket that will not shrink or migrate over extended exposure to a pressurized cabinet.

Complete Humidity and Particle Control
All Terra Faraccators™ feature a gas inlet for the introduction of nitrogen and an outlet for an Automatic RB® (Relief/Bleed) Valve, which guarantees a uniform positive pressure and guards against warping - or even rupturing - caused by excessive internal pressure. This continuous positive pressure effectively blocks out moisture and contaminants.

System options include the Dual Purge System, which provides a variable flow of nitrogen into the Faraccator™, and the NitroWatch®, which automatically controls the moisture level. These two systems operate in tandem to ensure a dry, particle-free environment and to extend the shelf life of your valuable materials.

For enhanced contamination control, select Faraccators™ made of transparent Static Dissipative PVC. This revolutionary material features static dissipative surfaces that will not attract charged particles - inside or out. It thus helps keep the exterior of the Faraccator™ as clean as the interior - an important consideration in the cleanroom environment.

Select Ionizing Nozzles for applications that involve nonconductive materials. These nozzles emit free ions that neutralize any charged surfaces inside the Faraccator™. They also help control contamination by making sure that no charged particles can cling to an inside surface.

Stainless Steel Inlays and Dividers
The optional inlays furnish each drawer with type 304 stainless steel inlay sides, slotted every .375" (10 mm) to permit easy insertion of stainless steel dividers (dividers must be ordered separately). Inlays are offered as a package when you order a Faraccator™ with 2" (51 mm) deep trays. Inlay packages can also be ordered for other drawer heights, and individual inlays are also available to let you design your own bin sizes.

Inlays allow front-to-back storage of up to 192 2" (51 mm) waffle packs (with clips) in small trays, and up to 240 2" (51 mm) waffle packs in large trays.

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