ESD Flooring:
Technical information

Staticworx Technical Information Hub

In our technical hub, we’ve gathered a library of up-to-date technical information in multi-media formats, including articles, technically-oriented videos, and even cartoons—designed to engage while answering your ESD flooring questions.

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Static-Control Flooring: The Conductive Fallacy

Articles and Information

Technical Articles

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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Guide to ESD Flooring Selection

20 min reading time
This comprehensive guide helps specifiers choose the right ESD floor for specific applications. Charts, graphs, and illustrations simplify detailed technical information.
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ESD Testing - Ohmmeter

Resistance and Walking Body Voltage

14 min reading time, 4 min videos
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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ShadowFX static-dissipative carpet installation for Qorvo Labs

Conductive vs Dissipative

18 min reading time, 5 min videos
To avoid needless confusion, it’s best to eliminate the terms conductive and dissipative from conversations on the specification or selection of an ESD floor. Find out why.
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Case Against Conductivity - NFPA99

The Case Against Conductivity/NFPA 99

11 min reading time, 4 min videos
NFPA 99 no longer covers conductive flooring. Find out what this means in terms of selecting ESD flooring.
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Mission-critical Spaces

Electrical Resistance in Mission-Critical Spaces

13 min reading time, 7 min videos
Resistance standards are industry-specific. Learn grounding standards for mission-critical spaces, how they differ from ANSI/ESD standards, and how to test and evaluate ESD flooring.
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ESD Footwear - What Is It and When Is It Necessary

ESD Footwear for Electronics

11 min reading time
Benefits and performance of ESD sole, heel and toe straps, and ESD shoes vary, based on interaction with flooring materials. Learn how to select the right ESD footwear.
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Static-control Shoe

ESD Footwear: What Is It and When Is It Necessary?

15 min reading time
Without special footwear, some ESD floors do not prevent static discharge. Learn why, how options differ, and how footwear interacts with flooring materials.
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ESD Standards by Application

14 min reading time
Industry standards and test methods provide metrics to determine quality and performance. Find ESD standards and tests for various industries and applications.
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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.