Do you use an ESD Mat Tester? How do you check your mat's ESD grounding? In this article, I explain how to use a meter to test a mat using the methods described in ANSI/ESD S4.1 "Worksurfaces - Resistance Measurements".
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Do you use a Surface Resistivity Meter to test your ESD Smocks? How do you check your ESD grounding? In this article I explain how to check lab coats, mats, wrist straps, and heel grounders using ESD test equipment.
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ESD Smock testing procedure requires the fabric to be measured "static dissipative" on the Ohms Scale, and to be grounded (bonded electrically to a grounding system) so that it is not an isolated floating conductor.
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