MSFC-RQMT-2918 REV D
REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE CONTROL
|Publication Date:||10 July 2014|
This document provides a consistent application of requirements for an electrostatic discharge (ESD) control program for electrical or electronic assemblies, equipment, and their constituent parts susceptible to damage from ESD. This document shall not apply to ESD requirements for electrically initiated explosive devices. For propellant and explosive devices, reference MSFCSTD- 1800 or other approved procedures
This document shall be for use internally at MSFC and shall not be invoked or specified on contracts. Use ANSI/ESD S20.20 or other approved ESD control procedures for contracts. This document shall apply to all MSFC organizational elements involved in the design, procurement, receiving, inspection, fabrication, test, handling, storage, and operation of flight and flight associated hardware containing ESD sensitive items for which MSFC-RQMT-2918 has been made mandatory. Specifically, these requirements shall apply to the following personnel as a minimum: electrical designers, engineers who troubleshoot electrical hardware, manufacturing personnel, quality assurance (QA) personnel, shipping/receiving personnel, kitting personnel, and electrical test personnel.
This document applies the following: all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The following terms also apply: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required; "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.