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Got one of those stupid questions for you all

Would wearing Latex gloves while installing my system help protect against static discharge? Is it as effective as wearing one those wrist bands?

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I'm sure it would help, but not nessary. I touch the case metal before I dive into the computer.
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I'm pretty sure latex creates static electricity. But I'm not 100% sure. I would not do it though, just to be on the safe side. Just avoid carpet, wool, and low humidity areas.
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Just keep one hand touching the metal case while touching your parts and you shouldn't have any problems as long as your grounded. Good Luck
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- "Latex gloves" / "rubber" - ***?! You're not trying to protect it from some biological infection - latex is an insulator and can therefore hold a charge. It's probably the worst thing you could possibly do from an ESD point of view. (Sometimes workers in a clean room use them to avoid contamination, but that's not the problem in this case).

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