MENNEKES, PowerTOP IP67 Red Cable Mount 5P Industrial Power Socket, Rated At 16.0A, 400 V

  • RS Stock No. 236-0398
  • Mfr. Part No. 3881
  • Manufacturer MENNEKES
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): DE
Product Details

Mennekes PowerTOP 16 Amp and 32 Amp IP67 Cable Mount Connectors

From Mennekes, the PowerTOP series of CEE industrial power connectors are robust, reliable and easy to assemble. Constructed from a toughened Amaplast enclosure and insert, including a heat resistant contact housing. An easy opening and closing spring-loaded lid and moulded seal around the inner rim protect the connector when not in use. A rugged cable gland at the rear with and integrated strain relief provides extra protection and prevents cable kinking. Ergonomically designed, with a smooth slip proof grip the PowerTOP series of industrial BS4343 connectors perform exceptionally well in the most demanding environments.

What is Amaplast?

Amaplast is a superior quality, toughened thermoplastic material with excellent characteristics. Making them virtually unbreakable. The key benefits are;

• Abrasion resistant
• Self-extinguishing
• Heat resistant
• Resistant to cold temperatures
• Wear resistant
• Good electrical insulation

Environmental Protection – IP Rating

Mennekes PowerTOP industrial connectors are designed in accordance with BS EN 60529. The IP rating is composed of two numbers. The first number refers to protection from solid matter, the second number for protection against liquids. The higher the number the better the protection. See technical datasheets for full definitions.

Colour Coding

CEE connectors have an industry standard colour coding in compliance with BS EN 60309-2 / BS4343 and IEC 309 Colour coding refers to a connectors rated voltage.

• Violet, 20 V to 25 V
• White, 40 V to 50 V
• Yellow, 100 V to 130 V
• Blue, 200 V to 250 V
• Red. 380 V to 480 V
• Black, 500 V to 1000 V

Features and Benefits

• Ergonomically designed providing a slip proof grip.
• Spring loaded covers to protect contacts when not in use.
• Easy opening and closing of the hinged lid with the integrated opening aid on the lid.
• Moulded seal in inner rim of the connector lid for extra protection.
• Latches on each side of the connector secure the connector to the mating plugs.
• Cable gland with integrated strain relief and seal, prevents kinking.

Applications for the Mennekes PowerTOP IP67 Connectors

• Ship yards and ports: Docks, piers and boat moorings. Connections exposed to rough seas and flooding
• Heavy Industry: Steel mills, foundries, where connections are exposed to dust and metallic particles.
• Entertainment and sports: Connections on lighting and filming equipment exposed to rain, mud, and snow.
• Construction sites: Outdoor sites, connectors left in damp conditions transformers and generators
• Food industry: Locations where washing down of equipment is imperative.
• Agriculture: Outdoor installation pumping on tractors and slurry trucks, pumps for animal feed.


Q: What are the advantages of PowerTOP over similar CEE connectors?
A: PowerTOP connectors are ergonomically designed improving handling ensuring smooth connection and disconnection. Robust construction offering outstanding impact resistance.
Q: Are there any mating connectors or accessories available?
A: For mating sockets, see part numbers;
Connector (socket) 236-0253 mates with plug 236-0180
Connector (socket) 236-0326 mates with plug 236-0118
Connector (socket) 236-0398 mates with plug 236-0045
Connector (socket) 236-0348 mates with plug 236-0095
Connector (socket) 236-0427 mates with plug 236-0023
Connector (socket) 236-0219 mates with plug 235-9966
Connector (socket) 236-0231 mates with plug 235-9988
Connector (socket) 236-0275 mates with plug 236-0168


BS4343; CEE17

Mennekes PowerTOP

Plugs, sockets, appliance inlets and interlocked sockets conforming to the latest requirements of British and European standards. The insulator outer casing and interiors are manufactured from Amaplast (nylon 6) 16/32A, Amelan 63 / 125A for excellent mechanical performance. This material provides good electrical insulation and will meet the requirements of most industrial environments.
Contact tubes and pins are made of brass. To prevent incorrect connection, the earth contact is in a different position, relative to the safety key way on each socket outlet, for each voltage. All types are colour coded by voltage and are suitable for 50/60Hz operation.
Products are type tested to VDE.

Attribute Value
Current Rating 16.0A
Plug/Socket Socket
Pole Format 3P+N+E
Voltage Rating 415 V
Mounting Type Cable Mount
IP Rating IP67
Colour Red
Gender Female
Body Orientation Straight
Termination Method Screw Terminal
Series PowerTOP
Cable CSA 1 → 2.5mm²
Minimum Operating Temperature -25
Maximum Operating Temperature +55°C
Low Voltage No
55 In Global stock for delivery within 4 - 6 working days
Price Each
Was MYR258.29
MYR 255.61
Per unit
1 - 4
5 +
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