Shocking Technologies Obtains Underwriters Laboratories Certification

(Nanowerk News) Shocking Technologies, Inc. has received notification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) that it has been awarded 94V-0 certification for its XStaticTM100 product, a voltage switchable dielectric (VSD™) material.
"The UL certification is an important milestone that opens the market for us and gives our customers the added confidence to quickly implement our solution. This is well aligned with our high volume manufacturing roll-out in Q1, 2011," said Lex Kosowsky, President and CEO of Shocking Technologies.
About Shocking Technologies, Inc.
Shocking Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company developing Voltage Switchable Dielectric™ (VSD™) materials for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection in consumer electronic devices. A VSD™ material is a polymer nano-composite that behaves as an insulator (dielectric) during normal operation, and becomes conductive in the presence of ESD events. This unique capability enables comprehensive ESD protection at a fraction of the cost of competing, less effective methods. The company is currently delivering embedded ESD protection within printed circuit boards (PCBs) and semiconductor packages. Subsequent applications will enable new manufacturing processes and novel product designs. More information is available at
Source: Shocking Technologies (press release)
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