Understanding Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Flooring

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Live webinar airing on October 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored by ICP Building Solutions Group
Presented by Brandon Atwood and Erik Van Anglen

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply the basics of electrostatics to specific industries.
  2. Examine current ESD mitigation and industry-specific requirements.
  3. Differentiate industry specific ESD flooring solutions and products.
  4. Execute best practices for specifying ESD solutions by industry, compliance and testing requirements.

Credits:

AIA
1 AIA LU/Elective
IACET
0.1 IACET CEU*
AAA
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NLAA
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
NSAA
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
 
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

When undertaking projects in the electronics industry, certain manufacturing and any DoD, MIL and government projects safety and durability are of the utmost importance. In these facilities, an electrostatic shock can be costly and dangerous. Do you know how to keep these facilities safe? Are you aware of the standards required in electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring? This webinar will review the concerns and implications of electrostatics, the standards of ESD flooring, types of ESD flooring and how to clearly specify these solutions.

Electrostatic Discharge



Brandon

Brandon Atwood serves as senior chemist for ICP Building Solutions Group focusing on coatings formulation, product research and new product development with a specialty in polymer flooring. Brandon has previously held the position of technical service engineer and formulating chemist with General Polymers (S-W), lab manager with Key Resin and more recently Americas technical director with OCSiAl. Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Cincinnati.

Erik

With almost 30 years as an involved member of the ESD Association and vast industry experience, Erik Van Anglen is the director of technical services for ICP Building Solutions Group’s Performance Coatings division focusing on polymer flooring. Erik joined ICP in 2019 after spending years building his career in the flooring industry and has a specialty in ESD flooring. Erik holds ANSI ESD TR53 certification supporting his ESD expertise and currently provides technical support for products and published data as well as education and training.

 

ICP Building Solutions Group ICP Building Solutions Group is the foremost supplier of professional products and solutions for building envelope, cementitious and sports surface needs. Comprising dozens of industry-leading brands across numerous industries and applications, ICP Building Solutions Group offers comprehensive portfolios. For more information, visit www.icpgroup.com.

 

Originally published in October 2021

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