Worksurface Mats

ESD worksurfaces, such as mats, are typically an integral part of the ESD workstation, particularly in areas where hand assembly occurs. Carts or shelves where ESD sensitive items are stored (without ESD shielding) would also be treated as an ESD workstation. The purpose of the ESD worksurface is two-fold: To provide a surface with little to…

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Trustat™ NEW B80 mats are .080″ thick, extruded homogenous vinyl material. It is designed to provide a path to ground and eliminate static charge generation when used as a worksurface table mat, shelf liner, or tray liner. The surface resistance (1 x 10E6 < 1 x 10E9 ohms Rtt) meets the ANSI/ESD S20.20 worksurface required…

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Using a current limiting resistor in the ground cord is the user’s choice; however, the resistor is not for ESD control purposes. The ESD Association standard for grounding is ANSI/ESD S6.1. ANSI/ESD S6.1 recommends a hard ground (no resistor), but allows the use of a current limiting resistor in the mat’s ground cord. “The grounding…

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