ESD Flooring Information
for contractors

ESD Flooring Information for contractors

Static-Control Flooring Information for Contractors

If you’re like most contractors and flooring installers, you don’t have time to wade through information that isn’t relevant to your project or doesn’t answer your questions. In this hub, you’ll find all the essentials—from industry-approved standards and tests to advice on evaluating site conditions and installing and maintaining an ESD floor.

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Static-Control Flooring Information for Contractors - TestimonialOur installers were genuinely impressed with how square, true, and consistent the product was. The project was a total success. We are happy, and more importantly, our customers are happy. StaticWorx Ameriworx is a superior product and we look forward to working with StaticWorx in the future.

Matt Graves, Strahm Building Solutions

Static-Control Flooring Information for Contractors - TestimonialOur installers were genuinely impressed with how square, true, and consistent the product was. The project was a total success. We are happy, and more importantly, our customers are happy. StaticWorx Ameriworx is a superior product and we look forward to working with StaticWorx in the future.

Matt Graves, Strahm Building Solutions

Articles and Information

Technical Information and Testing

Static-sensitive device

What is ESD Flooring, How Does It Work and How Do I Choose One?

23 min reading time
Do you know why electrostatic discharge (ESD) damages electronic components? Read easy-to-follow technical details on static electricity and find out how ESD flooring works.
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Resistance test - system RTG

What is Electrical Resistance?

14 min reading time, 4 min video
Find out why conductivity and electrical resistance matter when you choose an ESD floor. Learn industry standards for resistance, and why to avoid overly conductive flooring.
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Walking body voltage test

What is Walking Body Voltage?

12 min reading time, 11 min videos
If a conductive floor doesn’t keep static from building as people walk, it won’t prevent ESD events. Learn technical aspects of charge generation, aka walking body voltage.
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Installation and Maintenance

GroundTrack Installation

Conductive Adhesive

16 min reading time
Conductive adhesive forms a ground plane electrically unifying ESD tiles. Learn how conductive adhesive works and why the adhesive must be more conductive than the floor.
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Glue-Free Installations

10 min reading time
In some spaces, conductive adhesive is not the best way to adhere and ground a static-free floor. Find alternate solutions and learn important performance parameters.
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ShadowFX static-dissipative carpet installation in progress for Denver 9-1-1

Installing an ESD Floor

12 min reading time
Any competent contractor can install an ESD floor, but certain protocols must be followed. Learn how to ground an ESD floor and avoid issues that cause installations to fail.
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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.