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ShadowFX™ SDC - Vermont Slate Collection ESD Carpet Tiles

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Ideal Carpet for Electronics Manufacturing and
  24/7 Critical Environments

Designed to address the most stringent static control requirements
Built to withstand heavy traffic and abuse

Staticworx Vermont Slate carpet-tile collection provides the durability and high performance you expect from Staticworx floors in a design that transports you to the mountains of Vermont. Warm, monochromatic earth tones promote a peaceful environment, inspiring creativity and a sense of wellbeing and connectedness.

The rock-like etchings in our Vermont Slate carpet tiles flow seamlessly across the surface of the floor in a non-directional or monolithic installation. Merge-ability enables mixing dye lots and saves money by allowing you to add new or replace worn or damaged tiles without worrying about dye lot compatibility.

  • Mergeable design - eliminates worry about matching dye lots
  • No fade – solution-dyed yarn prevents fading
  • Non-directional install method – easy to install and replace
  • Durable – rated for high traffic
  • Superior static control performance – meets the most stringent ESD standards including ANSI/ESD S20.20 and IEC 61340-5-1:2016*
    • Lifetime warranty for static control.
  • Static dissipative – meets standards for electronics manufacturing, telecom and government spaces**
*Safety and Superior Static Control

Vermont Slate Meets Newest Safety Standards for the Following Environments:

  • Electronics handling environments: ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014.
    • Resistance: 1 x 106 – 1 x 108: ANSI/ESD S7.1, ANSI/ESD 97.1
    • Voltage generation < 100 volts: ANSI/ESD 97.2
  • Air traffic systems: FAA.STD 019f.
  • Equipment rooms, telecommunication areas, and dispatch centers: Motorola R56 Guidelines.
  • Network operator equipment areas: ATIS-0600321.2015.
  • Healthcare facilities: NFPA 99.
  • The controlled electrical properties of Staticworx Vermont Slate collection make it the best choice for electrical safety without compromising performance.

At < 100 volts, Vermont Slate meets the static-protection requirements for charge generation for all Classes of ESD-Sensitive components and assemblies:

Class Voltage Range
Class 0 < 250 volts
Class 1A 250 volts to < 500 volts
Class 1B 500 volts to <1,000 volts
Class 1C 1,000 volts to <2,000 volts
Class 2 2,000 volts to <4,000 volts
Class 3A 4,000 volts to <8,000 volts
Class 3B ≥ 8,000 volts

ESDS Component Sensitivity Classification for the Human Body Model (Per ESD-STM5.1)

Cost Effective

  • Non-directional design eliminates the hassle of matching patterns and dye batches, and hides wear and tear—the main cause of carpet tile replacement. This results in significant savings.
  • Installed with releasable adhesives. Releasable adhesives allow for easy removal of individual tiles, as opposed to having to remove entire rolls of broadloom carpet. This significantly reduces installation waste.
  • Glue-free option, using TacTiles, means carpet can be installed without disrupting critical 24/7 operations.

Convenient

  • Can be installed non-directionally, making it ideal for raised access floors.
  • Mergeable dye lots allow you to replace tiles from future batches without concern for matching the original installation.
  • Slight variations are listed under Additional Specifications

Visually Appealing

  • Unique design patterns use biomimicry to simulate the random beauty of nature.
    • Promotes calming effect
  • Non-directional design and mergeable dye lots allow easy tile replacement and mask wear, providing long-lasting aesthetic appeal.

Sustainable, Durable, Reliable

  • Contains almost 50% recycled content and has low-emitting material.
  • May qualify for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits.
  • 100% of yarn bundles are wrapped with Helix 44 denier static-control fiber.
  • Withstands over 100,000 cycles of Phillips roller caster chair test.
  • Fibers rated at < 2.0 Modification Ratio
  • Lifetime warranty for static control.
  • Made in America.

ShadowFX™ SDC - Vermont Slate Collection Colors

Black Maple ESD Carpet
Black Maple
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Caspian Shoreline Carpet Tile
Caspian Shoreline
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Cedar Wood Carpet Tile
Cedar Wood
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Champlain Shoreline ESD Carpet tile
Champlain Shoreline
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Hoosic Riverbed Carpet Tile
Hoosic Riverbed
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Northern Hardwoods Carpet Tile
Northern Hardwoods
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Otter Creekbed ESD Carpet
Otter Creekbed
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Red Pine Bark Carpet Tile
Red Pine Bark
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Vermont Black Bear Carpet Tile
Vermont Black Bear
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Vermont Gray Slate Carpet Tile
Vermont Gray Slate
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
White Riverbed Carpet Tile
White Riverbed
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.
Willoughby Shoreline ESD Carpet
Willoughby Shoreline
Actual tile size is 50cm x 50cm.

** Important note to ESD flooring specifier:

ESD (Static Control) carpet is not rated or specified by levels or classifications.

ESD Carpet is tested and evaluated using industry standards and universal test methods. Flooring should be selected and specified based upon electrical metrics:

  • resistance measured in ohms:
    • Example: 1.0 x 106 – 1.0 x 109 ohms
  • charge generation measured in volts:
    • Example: Generates < 100 volts per ANSI/ESD S97.2

Installation Methods

non-directional Layout

Non-directional

Monolithic Layout

Monolithic


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Specifications

General Specifications

Product Construction Tufted Textured Loop
Yarn System Post-Consumer Content Type 6,6 Nylon
Yarn Manufacturer Universal
Dye Method 100% Solution Dyed
Dye Lots Mergeable
Soil/Stain Protection Protekt²®
Preservative Protection Intersept®
Imperial Metric
Tufted Yarn Weight 17 oz/yd² 576 g/m²
Machine Gauge 1/12 in 47.2 ends/10cm
Pile Height 0.13 in 3.3 mm
Pile Thickness 0.071 in 1.8 mm
Stitches 9 /in 35.4 ends/10cm
Pile Density 8,620 oz/yd³ 319,627.7 g/m³
Size 19.69 in x 19.69 in 50cm x 50cm

Performance Specifications

Flooring Radiant Panel (ASTM E-648) Passes
Smoke Density (ASTM E 662) ≤ 450
Flammability Passes Methenamine Pill Test (DOC-FF1-70)
Lightfastness (AATCC 16 - E) ≥ 4.0 @ 60 AFU's
Static (AATCC - 134) < 3.0 KV
Dimensional Stability AACHEN Din 54318 <.10%
Traffic Classification Heavy
Fiber Modification Ratio 1.7 to 1.9
Preservative Efficacy (AATCC 174 Parts 2&3) 99% Reduction/No Mold 7 Days
(ASTM E-2471) Complete Inhibition

Environmental Specifications

Total Recycled Content 63%
Recycled Content
(Post Industrial)
61%
Recycled Content
(Post Consumer)
2%
Indoor Air Quality Green Label Plus #GLP0820
Ingredients and Life Cycle Impacts Environmental Product Declaration
Other Environmental Claims 3rd Party Verified Carbon Neutral
NSF/ANSI 140 Gold - Sustainability Assessment
End of Life Carpet to Carpet Recycling

Electrical Resistance

Conductive Fiber Staticworx Helix 44 Denier Conductive Fiber
kV Rating AATCC 134-1996 electrostatic propensity: less than 0.4 kV (400 volts). Tested at 12% relative humidity at 20°C and 70° F
Body Voltage Generation (BVG) Per ANSI/ESD S97.2 Voltage on person in combination wwith grounded carpet tile <50 volts. Meets ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014 requirements for use in EPAs in electronics manufacturing.
ESD S7.1/NFPA 99 Resistance Characterization of Materials Nine or more readings from surface to groundable point. Tested with an applied voltage of 100V. Measured in OHMs, 1.0 x 106 – 1.0 x 108
ESD S7.1/NFPA 99 Resistive Characterization of Materials Nine or more readings between electrodes placed 1 foot apart. Tested with an applied voltage of 100V. Measured in OHMs, 1.0 x 106 – 1.0 x 108 Meets Motorola R56 and ATIS-0600321 for use in telecommunications applications. Meets FAA STD 0196 for use in flight control applications. Approved for EPAs per ANSI/ESD S20.20
  • System resistance per ANSI/ESD S97.1 < 3.5 X 107
  • Charge generation per ANSI/ESD S97.2 < 100 volts
Electrical Resistance/Voltage Test ANSI/ESD S-20.20 Approved for use in EPAs in electronic manufacturing with approved footwear system. Results within recommended range < 35 x 106 OHM or < 100 volts.
D.O.D. HDBK263A, Section 40.1.2 Meets recommended guidelines for sensitive ESD devices. Class 1.
Roller Caster Electrical Test (CET) proven Product meets ANSI/ESD S20.20 after 125,000 cycles.
Groundable Path Copper ground strip.
Grounding Frequency 1 per 1,000 sq. ft.
Backing Systems Permanent static-dissipative backing.
Adhesives Use only Staticworx-approved conductive adhesives. GroundTack pressure sensitive. GroundWise corner pads for adhesive-free instalations over raised access floors.
Note to Spec Writers
X/Y = MR = Industry Recognized Metric
Learn why Modification Ratio defines durability, appearance and performance

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All styles can be installed with GroundTack® adhesive or Go Glue-less using TacTiles® and GroundBridge™


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