ESD flooring is required to protect most types of electronics parts, which are ultra-sensitive to static electricity.
FAQ: How do you get rid of electrostatic discharge?
Most static in a workplace is generated by people walking on the floor. Because the floor is a central place for static generation, it is the first line of defense in ESD prevention. Static control floors have two equally important functions: 1) they are grounded and remove static from shoe soles and the wheels on rolling carts and discharge static to ground; 2) they prevent static from building in the first place.
Not all ESD floors prevent static generation. Some ESD floors – ESD vinyl and epoxy, for instance – made from static-generating base materials, prevent static generation only when used in combination with ESD-protective footwear.
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StaticWorx high-performance static-control floors protect electronic components, explosives, and high-speed computers from damage caused by static electricity. ESD flooring is part of a system. Choices should always be based on objective, researched evidence. When you partner with us, we look at all possible items that may need to integrate with the floor, and, focusing on your goals and objectives, help you find the right floor for your application.