FAQ: What is “the sweet spot”?

The “sweet spot,” or ideal resistance, is not an absolute number. Rather, it’s a range—i.e., between 1.0 x 10E5 and 1.0 x 10E8 ohms (or between 100,000 and 100,000,000 ohms).

Sweet spot

Where your floor should fall within the range depends upon your application and environment. To find out which static-control floor is right for you, see our Guide to ESD Flooring Selection.

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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.