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Saturday, 01 September 2018 10:55

ESD Flooring in an Operational Cleanroom

MANY FACILITY PLANNERS, concerned about contamination or potential scheduling delays, once dismissed the thought of installing electrostatic discharge (ESD) safe tile in operational clean spaces. Rather than risk tearing their buildings apart and losing valuable production time, many companies chose alternative methods to ESD flooring to be ANSI/ESD S20.20-1999 compliant. ESD industry control practices may include the combination of wrist straps, grounding cords, floor mats and “Faraday Cage” material handling protocols. Until recently, installing a new ESD floor most often included the difficult taskof removing the old floor first.

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