Antistatic mat

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
Laptop on antistatic mat

Alternatively 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.

Antistatic device, Electronics terms, ESD, Wrist strap