Why Sticky Mats are Important? Many circumstances like cleanrooms require an area to be free from microbes and impurities. This place cannot afford to have even a particle those. Many people part of cleanroom walk carelessly inside the isolated area with their shoe carrying impermissible impurities. So, care must be taken by clean room sticky mats. Sticky mats are nothing but compressed layers of polyethylene film. They come in bundles 1/8th of an inch thick with up to 30 sheets in a packet, and are available in a variety of colors and sizes. Sticky mats are meant for the purpose of collecting dirt and debris from shoes as they come into contact with a walkerâ€™s feet. When the top sheet becomes filled with too much dirt, you can simply pull the tab at one corner and discard the old sheet for the clean new sheet, the one below it. There is an adhesive double sided strip on the bottom of the packet. Once you remove the protective covering, you place the pad on the area you want to protect and you are ready to use it. Sticky mats were developed predominantly for use in clean rooms that require sterile environments. The adhesive covering the mat works well to remove dirt but it also is treated to inhibit the growth of bacteria. Itâ€™s a remarkable invention in terms of essential component of cleanroom. It avoids the chance of dirt or any sort of microbial contamination.