anti-static bench mats

Robert E. Seastrom rs at
Mon Jun 11 05:56:20 CDT 2012

Mike ODELL <mo at> writes:

> equipping new bench and was astonished by the dynamic range
> in price of benchtop ESD mats. I understand wanting a dispersive 
> top (layer) but there are numerous claim of voodoo an magic fairy dust
> to justify a 10x range in price. feels a bit like the nosebleed audio world where
> where objective impact on performance focuses more on wallet extraction
> than signal extraction. (grin)
> so what do people use for ESD mat and where did you buy it?

Less is more.  If you work barefoot in a damp basement and don't wear
synthetics, you can pretty much get by without such things.  ;-)


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