Adhesive floor mats, also called sticky mats, are an indispensable part of a cleanroom environment. Wherever dust, dirt and particulates must be captured and eliminated, sticky mats are the first line of defense before employees even walk into the room.
While cleanrooms are said to be up to ten times more sterile than operating rooms, there’s no such thing as a completely contaminant-free cleanroom as long as there are people in it. When contaminants enter, they are considered hazards in this clean environment. Here are some common sources for hazards found in cleanrooms: