Can I use a ESD cart on non-ESD flooring?

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stephenliu

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Can I use a ESD cart on non-ESD flooring? How does it works? A chain to ground is a must? Thanks!
 
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dkusleika

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No you can't. Static electricity will travel down the chain but when it gets to the floor it will have no place to go. It will stay static in the cart and may discharge into esd sensitive components. You need a path to ground and the floor interrupts that.
 
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