FAQ: What is the difference between static-dissipative and conductive flooring?

ESD floors are categorized based on their electrical resistance properties. Resistance is measure in ohms. Conductive floors measure less than or equal to 1.0 x 10E6 ohms. Static-dissipative floors measure above 1.0 x 10E6 and less than or equal to 1.0 x 10E9.

Floors should never be purchased based solely on whether they are described as conductive or static dissipative. This white paper documents a study comparing the performance of conductive and static-dissipative carpet tile. Watch this short video to understand the importance of defining the right ohms range of your floors.

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