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Staticworx Launches ShadowFX PosiTile Carpet:
“Positively the Preferred Static-Free Solution
for Tate Raised Access Floors”


Newton, MA---Staticworx, North America’s largest distributor of antic-static flooring, has announced that its ShadowFX carpet tile is now available with PosiTile positioning buttons for a glue-free installation over Tate raised access floor panels.

According to Dave Long, Staticworx President, ShadowFX carpet tile is static-dissipative and not conductive, which reduces the risks of potentially dangerous shocks and equipment damage.

“Unlike conventional carpet tile, ShadowFX PosiTile is manufactured with a surface-hugging backing that allows tiles to lay flat without any dots or strips of glue,” says Long. The process is called “draping.”

Long adds, “The buttons are welded ultrasonically on the underside of ShadowFX tiles to create a precise one-to-one match between the tile and the floor panel.”

Industry sources report that this engineering results in the following advantages enjoyed by architects, contractors, and end users:

Quick, easy, and clean swapping of carpet tile.
Eliminates need for shutdowns and work interruption.
Reduces additional stock and waste due to churn.
Meets key industry safety guidelines, including Motorola R56, ANSI/ESD S20.20, and ATIS 0600321.
Also promotes safety since it is static-dissipative, allowing for installation near electronics equipment in mission-critical environments, networked offices, and other sites..
Shadow FX is a “green product,” having earned sustainability certifications such as Green Label Plus.
Life-time static-control warranty.
Available in many styles, colors, and patterns.

According to Long, “Companies need to find the ‘sweet spot’ for flooring that provides static protection but is still in the safe zone based on the number of ohms (units of electrical resistance). Independent research has shown that being overly conductive won’t buy you anything except exposure to liability.”

“When it comes to raised access flooring, customers tell us that PosiTile is positively the best solution.”

For more information on ShadowFX PosiTile, visit here.

Staticworx, Inc. is North America’s largest manufacturer of electrostatic discharge (ESD) flooring products that protect worksites with customized, static-free solutions. Based in Newton, Mass., with an office in California, Staticworx has warehouses on both coasts and is factory-direct. Comprehensive flooring options include rubber, vinyl tile, carpet, epoxy, and adhesives. All products meet international standards, are environmentally friendly, and come with lifetime warranties. Services include ongoing access to technical support. Known as problem-solvers and educators, Staticworx streamlines the supply chain, working directly with contractors, architects, and end users to provide accountability. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal. For more information, visit


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