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. 316-0313
Mfr. Part No.HBL2311
BrandHubbell
€25.00
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 20P - NEMA L5 - 20P 125 V ac 2P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 824-5576
Mfr. Part No.1418080
BrandABL Sursum
€2.26
Each
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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. 899-7454
Mfr. Part No.SCNAC-FPX
BrandNeutrik
€1.307
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - - Chassis Mount Cover - - - - Black Female - - -
RS Stock No. 148-4099
Mfr. Part No.210A1186
BrandLK
€15.13
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Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Green, Red Male - - -
RS Stock No. 700-1091
Mfr. Part No.0 504 20
BrandLegrand
€4.82
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units
Plug France 16A Cable Mount Type E - Type E - French 250 V ac 2P+E White Male Polymer - -
RS Stock No. 144-3692
Mfr. Part No.SEV23K0
BrandABL Sursum
€75.38
1 Pack of 10
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 16A Cable Mount Type 23 Type 23 - SEV 5934 - 250 V - Blue Female Rubber Plug In -
RS Stock No. 899-8160
Mfr. Part No.1519140
BrandABL Sursum
€5.02
Each
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Plug - 16A Plug-In Power Connector - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Red Male Thermoplastic Screw -
RS Stock No. 316-0379
Mfr. Part No.HBL2421
BrandHubbell
€32.12
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L15 - 20P - NEMA L15 - 20P 250 V ac 3P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down -
New
RS Stock No. 192-0459
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-M
BrandAmphenol
€5.017
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic Screw -
RS Stock No. 148-4083
Mfr. Part No.210A5245
BrandLK
€6.28
Each
units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Male - - -
RS Stock No. 144-3691
Mfr. Part No.SEV13K0
BrandABL Sursum
€69.72
1 Pack of 10
Pack(s)
Socket Switzerland 10A Cable Mount Type 13 Type 13 - SEV 6535 - 250 V - Blue Female Rubber Plug In -
New
RS Stock No. 192-0458
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-FJ
BrandAmphenol
€4.486
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A Panel Mount - - - 250 V ac 2+PE - Female Thermoplastic Screw -
New
RS Stock No. 192-0457
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-F
BrandAmphenol
€5.017
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Female Thermoplastic Screw -
RS Stock No. 899-7463
Mfr. Part No.SCNAC-MPX
BrandNeutrik
€1.485
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - - Chassis Mount Cover - - - - Black Male - - -
RS Stock No. 2508579065
Mfr. Part No.HBL21415B
BrandHubbell
€136.62
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RS Stock No. 2508578961
Mfr. Part No.HBL61CM64
BrandHubbell
€57.62
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RS Stock No. 2508579734
Mfr. Part No.HBL26419
BrandHubbell
€309.10
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RS Stock No. 2508579267
Mfr. Part No.HBL7596
BrandHubbell
€28.70
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