Stäubli Electrical Connectors is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality electrical contacts and solutions for industrial applications. The IEC 60364-7-710 standard requires that aditional protective equipotential bonding be provided in all Group 1 and 2 medical locations.
The purpose of additional potential equalization is to equalise potentials between different metal parts that can be touched simultaneously, or to reduce differences of potential which can occur during operation between the bodies of medical electrical devices and conductive parts of other objects.
TÜV Rheninland has tested this product to verify whether it meets the relevant safety requirements. To ensure than products that have been tested and certified continue to be produced at the same level of quality, TÜV Rheinland inspect the production facility at regular intervals.
The Stäubli connector is specially shaped so as to prevent chance disconnection when used as intended, shile allowing the lead to be removed without the need for tools. This product and other showed in the Stäubli Medical catalog take into account the requeriments on potential equalization conductors set in IEC 60601-1 and are also tested according to the DIN 42801 TÜV type.