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Improved strip electrode

PTB-News 3.2017
Especially interesting for

testing laboratories

explosion protection

Surface resistance is considered an important parameter in explosion protection to assess the electrostatic charge of building elements which might lead to electrostatic discharge and, in the worst case, to an ignition of an explosive atmosphere.


A strip electrode constructed by PTB serves to measure surface resistance according to the relevant standard IEC 60079-32-2. It combines the advantages of various marketable concepts and aims at a safe, user-friendly solution that provides precise and reproducible results. (Technology Offer 7062)




safe and user-friendly handling

guaranteed contact pressure force of 20 N

in accordance with the standard