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On the blog you’ll find posts on topics we hope will interest you as well as answers to your most pressing ESD and ESD flooring questions.

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What’s the difference between static control and static resistant? Or anti-static flooring? Find out more in our blog post.

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A major part of any ESD control program is getting proper flooring in place. How can one replace a floor without generating any debris? Learn more.

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A well-designed, comprehensive, fully realized program is a must for manufacturers serious about ESD control. Learn why ESD programs fail.

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ESD Floors should never be specified based on the descriptive terms conductive or static dissipative. Always base ESD specs on verifiable metrics. Find out why.

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To comply with relevant ESD standards, test electrical properties using methods outlined in ESD S20.20. For best results require testing by an independent lab.

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If the vapor barrier fails to adhere to the subfloor, tiles will lift. Bond test and manufacturer oversight are crucial to ESD floor installation success.

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Image shows a completed ESD carpet installation in a control room with monitors, electronics, and equipment. The title Conductive and Static-Dissipative Flooring: What's the Difference? is displayed prominently in bold white text against a square of dark grey Planx flooring in the center of the image

What’s the difference between conductive and static-dissipative flooring? Facts, analogies and images illustrate the difference in easily understood terms.

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Qualifying an ESD floor helps ensure you get the floor you paid for. Find out why you should never buy an ESD floor without qualifying according to ESD S20.20.

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Qualification is the first step in selecting an ESD floor. Learn how to perform resistance tests to be sure the floor meets electrical & safety standards.

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Will bare concrete control static? Learn why concrete floors are unreliable & what precautions to take if you must work on a bare concrete floor.

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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.

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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.