Being only 25mm wide 35mm long and 2.5mm thick, it does not cause an obstruction. However it’s bright yellow colour allows it to seen easily. It is marked As per EN 61340-5-2 “ESD BONDING POINT” in recognisable black on yellow.
Fitted with a standard industry used 10mm stud, an operator can connect themselves via the bonding point to ensure they are grounded.
The panel thickness for the bonding point should be no greater than 3.5mm, and hole size in the panel 6mm.
- 10mm Press Stud
- M5 Ring Terminal
- Yellow ABS injection molded base plate
- M3 locking nut
- Plastic Shoulder washer (Top hat)
- M3 screw
- Shake proof washer
- M3 washer
Note: 5.3.2 EPA ground facility
All forms of EPA need an earth facility and common point grounding system. In many EPA this will be the mains protective earth facility.
Throughout the EPA for connections to all working surfaces, the floor and the earth bonding points for wrist straps. Within any single EPA, only one EPA ground facility is permitted.
5.3.3 EPA ground bonding point (EBP)
An EBP is required to allow anyone working in or visiting an EPA to connect the wrist strap (see EN 61340-5-2 5.2.7) to ground.