Video: The Difference Between a Regular Floor and an ESD Floor
September 2, 2021
A lot of people want to know what’s the difference between a regular floor and an ESD floor. An ESD floor has conductive material running all the way through it. As a result, the material in the ESD floor is going to transport the electricity from you – or whoever is walking on it – and into ground. When you buy a StaticWorx floor, we’ll loan you an ohmmeter and walk you through the testing of your floor. Once you’re done, we’ll analyze your results and send you a certificate of compliance stating that your floor is in compliance with ANSI/ESD S20.20.
For help or advice about choosing an ESD floor, call us on 617-923-2000, email [email protected], or visit our Guide to ESD Flooring Selection.
Hi, I’m Kimberly Petraccaro, and I’m with StaticWorx.
A lot of people want to know what’s the difference between a regular floor and an ESD floor? Well, an ESD floor has conductive material running all the way through it. If you look at this tile, you can see that there are little tiny veins in it. That’s the conductor properties in the tile.
Another way to tell the difference between the two floors is measuring the electrical resistance using your ohmmeter and two five pound probes. This is important because the material in the ESD floor is going to take the electricity off of you and into ground.
When you buy one of StaticWorx floors, we actually send you an ohmmeter for loan with your probes, and we walk you through the testing of your floor. We then analyze your results and we’ll send you, for your end user, a certificate of compliance stating that your floor is in compliance with ANSI/ESD S20.20.
If you want to go one step further, we have message tiles.
We’re always available for technical support. So let us help you. Thank you.
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