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 Number of USB Sockets Mains Plug Type Voltage Rating Pole Format Colour Gender Body Material Termination Method
RS Stock No. 192-0462
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MDW
BrandAmphenol
MYR13.225
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 192-0467
Mfr. Part No.HPT-RT
BrandAmphenol
MYR28.377
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 192-0459
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-M
BrandAmphenol
MYR29.927
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A - - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 192-0473
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSF
BrandAmphenol
MYR9.672
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Female Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0474
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSM
BrandAmphenol
MYR9.672
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Male Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0464
Mfr. Part No.52590060-300
BrandAmphenol
MYR2.748
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- - - - - Type C - Europlug - Type C - Europlug - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 192-0468
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPD
BrandAmphenol
MYR14.451
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0463
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-FD
BrandAmphenol
MYR27.838
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Female Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 192-0470
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPM
BrandAmphenol
MYR8.816
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Male Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0457
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-F
BrandAmphenol
MYR29.616
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A - - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Female Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 192-0461
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MD
BrandAmphenol
MYR13.225
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Male Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 192-0465
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-CC
BrandAmphenol
MYR36.667
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow - Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 192-0458
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-FJ
BrandAmphenol
MYR26.759
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE - Female Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 192-0471
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSD
BrandAmphenol
MYR15.53
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 192-0460
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-MJ
BrandAmphenol
MYR27.231
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Socket US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE - Male Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 192-0469
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPF
BrandAmphenol
MYR8.816
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- US - - - - - - - - - Female Stainless Steel -