Plug Sockets

What are plug sockets?
Essential to any residential, commercial or industrial space, plug sockets are a safe and convenient method of fixed power distribution. Plug sockets make sure you always have the ability to power anything from a phone charger or a computer through to larger machinery and even charging a car.

Available in a range of colours and finishes, electrical sockets can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing when required. One, two and three gang sockets allow flexibility in applications that require more or fewer power points.

Which socket do I need?
The universal sizing makes it easy to replace existing sockets for upgrades or repairs. Always check both the voltage and the current rating of the socket before buying to ensure safe installation and to avoid failure and potential injury. A qualified electrician should always undertake this work to avoid injury or death and power ratings should always be adhered to.

Plug sockets are available in a range of sizes, typically referred to by the number of Gangs. The number of gangs relates to the number of actual sockets on the plug. A single socket being a single gang, two sockets being two gang etc. These various socket sizes can also be switched meaning each socket on the face has its own individual power switch for on/off control.

Colour and material are two factors often considered when buying plug sockets. These two factors not only relate to an aesthetic consideration but practical applications also must be considered. Metal sockets can be used in areas where additional strength and resilience is required whereas plastic sockets are most commonly found in home and office applications.

There are a range of plug types across the globe with their relevant plug sockets to match. Ensuring you have the correct socket type for your region is essential for safe working as well as ease of use without the need to plug connectors or converters.

Where can I use plug sockets?
Plug sockets can be installed both indoors and outdoors but always check for outdoor suitability. Sockets rated for indoor use can also be used outside but must always be installed in an exterior rated enclosure for safety reasons.

Outdoor plugs have a range of Ingress Protection or IP ratings to define their stabilities for certain applications. IP ratings indicate the level of protection a socket has against water, some are suitable for light water spray while others are suitable for high power jets of water.

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Description Price Number of Gangs Colour Switched Indoor or Outdoor Use Socket Type Mounting Style Current Rating Voltage Rating Material Minimum Box Depth Overall Height Overall Width Overall Depth Overall Dimensions
RS Stock No. 829-4584
Mfr. Part No.2CSM258163R0721
BrandABB
€29.63
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1 - No Indoor Type G - British DIN Rail Mount 13A 250V - 60mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 222-7926
Mfr. Part No.K2737 WHI
€17.24
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3 MK white Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 206mm - -
RS Stock No. 748-1380
Mfr. Part No.03504.0-00
BrandSTEGO
€31.43
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1 Light Grey No Indoor NEMA 5-15R DIN Rail Mount 6.3A 125V ac Plastic 48mm 62mm 92mm - -
RS Stock No. 395-761
Mfr. Part No.5UB4711
BrandSiemens
€9.18
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1 Grey - Outdoor Type F - German Schuko Surface Mount 16A 250V Plastic - - - - -
RS Stock No. 427-846
Mfr. Part No.TPS201
€15.90
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2 Light Grey No Outdoor Type G - British Surface Mount 20A 230V ac Polycarbonate 32mm 74mm 150mm - -
RS Stock No. 705-1648
Mfr. Part No.K56481WHI
€73.33
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2 - - Outdoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 250V ac Polycarbonate 89mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 222-7904
Mfr. Part No.K2757 WHI
€4.55
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1 MK white Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 86mm - -
RS Stock No. 787-1219
Mfr. Part No.K56486GRY
€41.55
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1 - Yes Outdoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 250V ac - 89mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 246-9388
Mfr. Part No.K2977 ALM
€12.42
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1 Grey Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 86mm - -
RS Stock No. 748-1364
Mfr. Part No.03500.0-01
BrandSTEGO
€12.40
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1 Light Grey No Indoor Type F - German Schuko DIN Rail Mount 16A 230V ac Plastic 48mm 62mm 92mm - -
RS Stock No. 246-9423
Mfr. Part No.K2945 ALM
€24.60
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2 Grey Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 666-5164
Mfr. Part No.K2947CE BLU
€52.18
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2 RAL5015 Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 267-6485
Mfr. Part No.K2252 WHI
€16.09
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2 - - Indoor NEMA 5-15R Flush Mount 15A 127V - 25mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 908-8797
Mfr. Part No.GGBL3050S
€27.72
1 Pack of 10
Pack(s)
1 White - Indoor Type G - British Wall Mount 13A - Urea Formaldehyde - 87mm 87mm - -
RS Stock No. 699-7095
Mfr. Part No.WP23
€13.66
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1 - - Outdoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 250V ac - 80mm 154mm 111mm 80mm 111 x 154 x 80mm
RS Stock No. 790-3228
Mfr. Part No.20 EW-54
€12.12
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1 White - Outdoor Type F - German Schuko - 16A 250V Thermoplastic - - - - -
RS Stock No. 222-7982
Mfr. Part No.K1246 WHI
€19.90
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2 MK white Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 908-8810
Mfr. Part No.GGBL3020D
€23.22
1 Pack of 5
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2 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Wall Mount 13A - Urea Formaldehyde - 87mm 148.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 705-1620
Mfr. Part No.K56480GRY
€37.36
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- - - Outdoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 250V ac Polycarbonate - - - - -
RS Stock No. 908-8829
Mfr. Part No.GGBL3030S
€31.66
1 Pack of 5
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2 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Wall Mount 13A - Urea Formaldehyde - 87mm 148.5mm - -
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