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
New
RS Stock No. 201-5238
Mfr. Part No.0804136
kr 454,405
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 547-2422
Mfr. Part No.39500010002
BrandHARTING
kr 461,81
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. 148-4134
Mfr. Part No.210A5251
BrandLK
kr 102,78
Each
Units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Male - -
RS Stock No. 835-6935
Mfr. Part No.PTRA6STR
kr 38,28
Each
Units
Plug USA - Cable Mount NEMA - - Non NEMA - - White Male PC Wire Lead
RS Stock No. 250-0962
Mfr. Part No.0 505 75
BrandLegrand
kr 244,96
Each
Units
Socket Europe 16A Cable Mount Type E Type E - French - - 250 V ac 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw Down
New
RS Stock No. 201-5249
Mfr. Part No.0804142
kr 126,16
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket - 20A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-8185
Mfr. Part No.1579202
BrandABL Sursum
kr 81,15
Each
Units
Socket - 16A Plug-In Power Connector Type E - French - - 250 V 2P+E Black Female Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 835-6711
Mfr. Part No.L1630P
kr 491,58
Each
Units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L16 - 30P - - NEMA L16 - 30P 480 V ac - Black, White Male Nylon Screw
New
RS Stock No. 201-3826
Mfr. Part No.0804163
kr 378,705
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket USA 15A DIN Rail - - 2 - 125 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 705-0718
Mfr. Part No.0 504 28
BrandLegrand
kr 45,06
Each
Units
Plug France 16A Cable Mount Type E - - Type E - French 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Polymer -
RS Stock No. 192-0463
Mfr. Part No.HPT-3-FD
BrandAmphenol
kr 53,525
Each (In a Pack of 100)
Units
- US 16A Panel Mount - - - - 250 V ac 2+PE Black, Yellow Female Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 316-0149
Mfr. Part No.HBL5269C
BrandHubbell
kr 324,90
Each
Units
Socket USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 5 - 15R NEMA 5 - 15R - - 125 V ac 2P+E Black Female Nylon Screw Down
RS Stock No. 833-5519
Mfr. Part No.L1420C
kr 480,42
Each
Units
Socket USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L14 - 20R NEMA L14 - 20R - - 125/250 V 3P+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 824-5598
Mfr. Part No.1199592
BrandABL Sursum
kr 72,14
Each
Units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - - - 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw
New
RS Stock No. 201-5193
Mfr. Part No.0804013
kr 454,405
Each (In a Pack of 2)
Units
Socket - 6A DIN Rail - - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 148-4099
Mfr. Part No.210A1186
BrandLK
kr 142,36
Each
Units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Green, Red Male - -
RS Stock No. 192-0473
Mfr. Part No.HPT-CAPSF
BrandAmphenol
kr 18,792
Each (In a Pack of 100)
Units
- US - - - - - - - - - Female Stainless Steel -
New
RS Stock No. 201-3801
Mfr. Part No.0804089
kr 126,16
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
Socket China 10A DIN Rail - - 0 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 358-9196
Mfr. Part No.10843
BrandMENNEKES
kr 227,91
Each
Units
Socket Europe 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - - 230 V 2P+E Blue Female Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 547-2416
Mfr. Part No.39500010001
BrandHARTING
kr 394,01
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A Panel Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - - 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Female - Screw Down