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. 316-0206
Mfr. Part No.HBL5669C
BrandHubbell
MYR154.70
Each
units
Socket USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 6 - 15R NEMA 6 - 15R - 250 V 2P+E Black Female Nylon Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 547-2416
Mfr. Part No.39500010001
BrandHARTING
MYR239.43
Each
units
Socket Germany 16A Panel Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Female - Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 835-6853
Mfr. Part No.PS5266-XGCM
MYR71.06
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5-15P - NEMA 5 - 15P 125 V ac 2P Black, Clear Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 824-5598
Mfr. Part No.1199592
BrandABL Sursum
MYR40.19
Each
units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - - 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 835-6780
Mfr. Part No.L630P
MYR156.24
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 30P - NEMA L6 - 30P 250 V ac 2P+E Black, White Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 414-3870
Mfr. Part No.852
BrandMENNEKES
MYR90.92
Each
units
Socket - 16A Wall Mount - - - 230 V 3P - Female - Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 796-7809
Mfr. Part No.210A6029
BrandLK
MYR6.94
Each
units
Plug Denmark 16A Cable Mount Type K - Danish - Type K - Danish 250 V 2P White Male - Screw -
RS Stock No. 705-0863
Mfr. Part No.0 501 76
BrandLegrand
MYR35.88
Each
units
Plug Europe 16A Cable Mount Type E - Type E - French - 2P+E Black, Grey Male Polymer - -
RS Stock No. 824-5567
Mfr. Part No.1679002
BrandABL Sursum
MYR17.91
Each
units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - - 2P+E Black Female PVC Screw -
RS Stock No. 821-9580
Mfr. Part No.130146-0031
BrandMolex
MYR151.90
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5 - 15P - NEMA 5 - 15P 125 V 2P Yellow Male NeoTex Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 780-122
Mfr. Part No.CD100LGY
BrandHPM
MYR21.174
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Plug Australia, New Zealand 10A - Type I - Type I - Austrailian/Chinese 250 V ac - Grey Male PVC - -
RS Stock No. 835-6774
Mfr. Part No.L630C
MYR322.56
Each
units
Socket USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 30R NEMA L6 - 30R - 250 V ac 2P+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 547-2466
Mfr. Part No.39500010007
BrandHARTING
MYR466.42
Each
units
Socket Italy 16A Panel Mount Type L - - 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Female - Screw Down -
RS Stock No. 835-6865
Mfr. Part No.PS5269-X
MYR106.25
Each
units
Socket USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5-15R NEMA 5 - 15R - 125 V ac 2P+E Black, Grey Female Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 148-4156
Mfr. Part No.210A1189
BrandLK
MYR85.81
Each
units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Green, Red Male Thermoplastic - -
RS Stock No. 316-0313
Mfr. Part No.HBL2311
BrandHubbell
MYR111.14
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. 358-9152
Mfr. Part No.11013
BrandMENNEKES
MYR80.14
Each
units
Socket Europe 16A Panel Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 230 V 2P+E Red Female Thermoplastic Plug In -
RS Stock No. 835-6799
Mfr. Part No.L630PGCM
MYR295.42
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 30P - NEMA L6 - 30P 250 V ac 2P+E Black, White Male Nylon Screw -
RS Stock No. 835-6935
Mfr. Part No.PTRA6STR
MYR18.68
Each
units
Plug USA - Cable Mount NEMA - Non NEMA - - White Male PC Wire Lead -
RS Stock No. 547-2422
Mfr. Part No.39500010002
BrandHARTING
MYR280.66
Each
units
Socket Germany 16A Panel Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Female - Screw Down -
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