Components storage, what do you use?

Posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013 in components by DP


What’s the best way to store your electronics components?  Systemstech shared us his parts storage for all his components:

This is what I use and I haven’t had any troubles with it and static.

Via the forum.

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5 Responses to “Components storage, what do you use?”

  1. Alan says:

    Fishing tackle boxes, or “lures” – typically multiple small compartments. In pre-SMT times, I’d cut a slice of anti-static foam and wedge it on the bottom of each section.

  2. I use some cheap compartment bead boxes I bought off eBay for components. My dad just purchased a box for me similar to the one pictured but had interchangeable boxes large, medium and small that can be shifted all around for $15 from sears. He said you can purchase additional compartments if you need more larges or more smaller ones.

  3. Kevin says:

    For raw smd components I use either “7 day pill organizers” or these cool little round bead boxes which I have stacked on a dowel and labeled for ease of discovery. For populated boards I need to devise a new format as just having them lying around is getting old. :/

  4. Bithead942 says:

    I bought 2 sets of these a couple of years ago and love them for holding most of my small components:

    Plano Molding 974 Stowaway Organizing Rack

    It has removable walls so I can make compartments as big as I need to hold stuff. I take some tape and put it on the inside lid cover in 4 long strips to label each compartment.

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