Welding mats are perfect for industrial environments where welding, metal cutting, brazing or grinding is performed. These welding anti-fatigue have been specifically designed to repel sparks and hot metal shards. IF there is no welding mat, then hot sparks can cause a fire by burning holes in floor surfaces . These welding mats are great for safety purpose although they offer anti-fatigue benefits. Thus they are very comfortable for workers to stand on for longer periods of time.