RS PRO ESD Earth Bonding Plug with Grounding Post x 2

  • RS Stock No. 298-3884
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
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Product Details

RS PRO Earth Bonding Plugs - UK

RS PRO earth bonding plugs suitable to fit UK 13A sockets.

Options available include:
392-157 - UK antistatic earth bonding plug
287-7537 - UK earth bonding plug, 1x10 mm stud
298-3890 - UK earth bond plug, 1x10mm stud 2 x banana sockets
298-3884 - UK earth bonding plug, 2x2BA post
298-3878 - UK earth bonding plug, 3x10 mm stud

The Earth Bonding Point (EBP) plug is designed to provide a common ground point for grounding using protective earth in an ESD protected area (EPA). The plug fits into the mains supply socket, making a connection with the earth conductor only. In place of the live and neutral pins are moulded insulating plastic pins to allow positive location in the socket. Connectors on the front of the plug are available for connection via ground cords to the various elements of the EPA.

RS PRO have a great range of ESD grounding accessories including bonding plugs, bonding boxes, bonding brackets, sockets and cords plus many more to help eliminate the build up of static discharge which can be a risk to static sensitive components or devices.

Features and Benefits:

  • UK Earth bonding plugs - designed to fit UK standard mains plug outlets

  • Easy connection to mains earth for operators and other elements of the EPA

  • For use in the factory and in the field

  • Moulded from ABS

Supplied with 1 Megohm resistor

Typical Applications

ESD grounding accessories form part of a workplace safety system to monitor and/or eliminate the build-up or discharge of static electricity that may pose a risk to electrical components such as computer hard drives. Earth bonding plugs (also called grounding plugs) are designed as a safe and easy way to create an effective ESD grounding point for ESD products and ESD test equipment within an ESD protected area (EPA).


What are ESD grounding accessories used for?
ESD (electrostatic discharge) grounding accessories are components within ESD grounding loops. These accessories are used in workplaces where sensitive electronic equipment must be protected from static electricity, or where there's a danger of flammable liquids or gases igniting.

ESD protection is achieved by electrical grounding. Grounding accessories are components that may be required as part of an entire ESD grounding system. They're often used to connect and integrate ESD-safe mats, ESD continuous monitors, wrist straps, ESD safe shoe covers and other apparel, or ESD-safe surfaces.


Supports ESD S20.20 and EN 61340-5-1 ESD control programme compliance

Attribute Value
Accessory Type Earth Bonding Plug
Connector Type Grounding Post x 2
Plug Type UK
Complies with EN 61340-5-1 Yes
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