Mains Plugs & Sockets

Mains plug and sockets are an essential part of connecting electrical equipment to a different power source in different countries. Both plugs and sockets are suitable for most types of homes, offices, commercial buildings used around the world. RS Components ensure there is a comprehensive range to suit your requirement. There is a vast range of plug and sockets, with some (Type G - UK) having three pins for live, neutral and earth, whereas plugs and sockets with two pins (Type E - French) with an earth pin centred within the plug case.



Why do you need a mains plug or socket?



Changing the plug or socket is a common action in most industries if changes of circumstances occur or if they've been in constant use without any maintenance and have become damaged. Not addressing any damage can result in power failures, electrical fire and expensive remedial work.



Countries covered



The extensive range of plugs and sockets are capable of use in a number of countries, these include:



  • Australia

  • China

  • Europe

  • Japan

  • Switzerland

  • USA


Types of mains plugs and sockets




  • Type D /M (BS 546/ Old Britsh) - Three rounded pins arranged in a triangle, with 2A/5A (Type D) and 15A (Type M)

  • Type G (BS 1363/ British) - Three-pin plug or socket

  • Type F (Schuko) - Dual pin plug or socket

  • Type E (French) - Dual pin plug or socket similar to Type F however, socket has an earthing pin permanently mounted in the socket

  • Type C (Europlug) - Dual pin plug and socket similar to both Type E and Type F, but the plug is flat and can fit into a number of sockets in Europe

  • Type A/I (Chinese) - Three-pin plug or socket similar to Type G, however, the pins are flat with some sockets accepting Type C plugs

  • Type K (Danish) - Either dual pins or three rounded pins, for unearthed and earthed connections.

  • NEMA - Used in the USA, Canada and Mexico with more than 35 different straight blade configurations based on current ratings



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Description Price Plug/Socket Country Current Rating Mounting Type Connector Type Mains Socket Type Mains Plug Type Voltage Rating Pole Format Colour Gender Body Material Termination Method Cable Diameter
RS Stock No. 844-6722
Mfr. Part No.HBL2721
BrandHubbell
TWD2,154.00
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L15-30P - NEMA L15 - 30P 250 V ac 3P+E Black, White Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 316-0341
Mfr. Part No.HBL2321
BrandHubbell
TWD598.00
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 20P - NEMA L6 - 20P 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 316-0363
Mfr. Part No.HBL2621
BrandHubbell
TWD1,096.00
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 30P - NEMA L6 - 30P 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 776-3685
Mfr. Part No.A9A15310
TWD1,056.00
Each
units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V ac 2P+E White Female - Crimp -
RS Stock No. 316-0379
Mfr. Part No.HBL2421
BrandHubbell
TWD1,104.00
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L15 - 20P - NEMA L15 - 20P 250 V ac 3P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 316-0133
Mfr. Part No.HBL5266C
BrandHubbell
TWD616.00
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5 - 15P - NEMA 5 - 15P 125 V 2P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 246-8290
Mfr. Part No.NAC3MPA-1
BrandNeutrik
TWD105.00
Each
units
Plug - 20A Panel Mount Power Connector - - 250 V ac 3P Black, Blue Male Nylon - -
RS Stock No. 327-169
Mfr. Part No.1419190
BrandABL Sursum
TWD325.00
Each
units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Rubber - -
RS Stock No. 246-8278
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FCA
BrandNeutrik
TWD226.00
Each
units
Socket - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - 250 V 3P Blue Female Nylon Screw/Solder -
RS Stock No. 835-6897
Mfr. Part No.PS5466-X
TWD947.00
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA 6-20P - - 250 V ac 2P Black, White Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 824-5605
Mfr. Part No.1529100
BrandABL Sursum
TWD229.00
Each
units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Black Male Duroplast Screw -
RS Stock No. 854-396
BrandRS PRO
TWD37.80
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount BS 1363 - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Thermoplastic - -
RS Stock No. 824-5576
Mfr. Part No.1418080
BrandABL Sursum
TWD73.00
Each
units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E White Male PVC Screw -
RS Stock No. 327-125
Mfr. Part No.1116110
BrandABL Sursum
TWD38.00
Each
units
Plug Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko - Type F - German Schuko 250 V ac 2P+E White Male Polymer - -
RS Stock No. 316-0149
Mfr. Part No.HBL5269C
BrandHubbell
TWD1,033.00
Each
units
Socket USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5 - 15R NEMA 5 - 15R - 125 V ac 2P+E Black Female Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 780-419
Mfr. Part No.CD100L15GY
TWD177.00
Each
units
Plug Australia, New Zealand 15A - Type I- Austrailian/Chinese - Type I - Austrailian/Chinese 250 V ac - Grey Male - - -
RS Stock No. 824-5611
Mfr. Part No.1529140
BrandABL Sursum
TWD229.00
Each
units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Black, Red Male Duroplast Screw -
RS Stock No. 899-7454
Mfr. Part No.SCNAC-FPX
BrandNeutrik
TWD38.30
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - - Chassis Mount Cover - - - - Black Female - - -
RS Stock No. 818-3383
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FX-W
BrandNeutrik
TWD409.00
Each
units
Socket USA 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - 250 V ac 2P+E Black, Yellow Female PA Screw 6 → 12mm
RS Stock No. 246-8284
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FCB
BrandNeutrik
TWD249.00
Each
units
Socket - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - 250 V 3P Blue, White Female Nylon Screw/Solder -