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Antistatic mat

Laptop on antistatic matAlternatively referred to as a grounding mat, an antistatic mat is a floor or table mat that reduces the risk of electrostatic discharge while working with electrostatic sensitive equipment. The picture shows an example of a laptop being repaired by a technician. The blue mat under this laptop is an antistatic mat.

Related pages

  • See our ESD page for all ways of protecting your computer from ElectroStatic Discharge.
  • See our tools definition for a listing of other computer related tools.

Also see: Antistatic device, Electronics terms, ESD, Wrist strap