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. 192-0471
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSD
BrandAmphenol
$5.184
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel - -
RS Stock No. 192-0459
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-M
BrandAmphenol
$9.99
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic Screw -
New
RS Stock No. 197-4994
Mfr. Part No.NAC3MX-W-TOP
BrandNeutrik
$14.99
Each
units
Plug - 16A Cable Mount - - - 250 V ac 2 + PE Black Male Polyamide Screw 6 12mm
New
RS Stock No. 197-4992
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FX-W-TOP
BrandNeutrik
$14.99
Each
units
Socket - 16A Cable Mount - - - 250 V ac 2 + PE Black Female Polyamide Screw 6 12mm
RS Stock No. 192-0464
Mfr. Part No.52590060-300
BrandAmphenol
$0.882
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- - - - - Type C - Europlug Type C - Europlug - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 192-0473
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSF
BrandAmphenol
$3.263
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - Female Stainless Steel - -
New
RS Stock No. 197-4997
Mfr. Part No.NC3MX-TOP
BrandNeutrik
$21.42
Each
units
Plug - 16A Cable Mount - - - 50 V ac 2 + PE Black Male Stainless Steel - 5.0 8.0mm
RS Stock No. 192-0460
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MJ
BrandAmphenol
$9.09
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2+PE - Male Thermoplastic Screw -
RS Stock No. 192-0461
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MD
BrandAmphenol
$4.415
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic - -
RS Stock No. 835-6913
Mfr. Part No.PSL515C
$53.46
Each
units
Socket USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 15R NEMA L5 - 15R - 125 V ac 2P+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 192-0468
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPD
BrandAmphenol
$4.824
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel - -
New
RS Stock No. 197-4995
Mfr. Part No.NAC3PX-TOP
BrandNeutrik
$16.06
Each
units
- - 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2 + PE Black - Polyamide Crimp, Solder -
RS Stock No. 192-0462
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MDW
BrandAmphenol
$4.415
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic - -
RS Stock No. 835-6916
Mfr. Part No.PSL515P
$32.68
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 15P - NEMA L5 - 15P 125 V ac 2P+E Black, White Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 192-0458
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-FJ
BrandAmphenol
$8.933
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2+PE - Female Thermoplastic Screw -
New
RS Stock No. 197-4993
Mfr. Part No.NAC3MPX-TOP
BrandNeutrik
$6.64
Each
units
Plug - 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2 + PE Black Male Polyamide Crimp, Solder -
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