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 Contact Material
RS Stock No. 327-169
Mfr. Part No.1419190
BrandABL Sursum
kr 34,06
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Rubber - -
RS Stock No. 327-197
Mfr. Part No.1479292
BrandABL Sursum
kr 76,14
Each
Units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - 250 V ac 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 713-4337
Mfr. Part No.1418060
BrandABL Sursum
kr 32,06
Each
Units
Plug Europe 16A Cable Mount Type F- Schuko - Type F - German Schuko 250 V 2P+E Grey Male PVC - -
RS Stock No. 824-5560
Mfr. Part No.1418000
BrandABL Sursum
kr 21,04
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Black Male PVC Screw -
RS Stock No. 824-5585
Mfr. Part No.1149190
BrandABL Sursum
kr 44,08
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Black Male Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 849-6128
BrandRS PRO
kr 33,71
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Black Male Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 242-5811
Mfr. Part No.180916009
BrandKopp
kr 57,02
Each
Units
Socket Europe 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V ac 2P Black Female Rubber - -
RS Stock No. 776-3685
Mfr. Part No.A9A15310
kr 285,56
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V ac 2P+E White Female - Crimp -
RS Stock No. 824-5589
Mfr. Part No.1199290
BrandABL Sursum
kr 64,12
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 242-5782
Mfr. Part No.1795.1600.9
BrandKopp
kr 36,09
Each
Units
Plug Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko - Type F - German Schuko 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Rubber - -
RS Stock No. 776-7315
Mfr. Part No.A9A15035
kr 178,97
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail Mount SCHUKO Type F - German Schuko - 440 V 2P+E White Female - Screw -
RS Stock No. 824-5557
Mfr. Part No.1479090
BrandABL Sursum
kr 42,08
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 849-6106
BrandRS PRO
kr 76,83
Each
Units
Socket Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V 2P+E Black Female Rubber Screw -
RS Stock No. 849-6112
BrandRS PRO
kr 12,67
Each
Units
Plug Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko - Type F - German Schuko 250 V 2P+E Black Male - Screw -
RS Stock No. 713-4346
Mfr. Part No.1679080
BrandABL Sursum
kr 45,09
Each
Units
Socket Europe 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 250 V 2P+E White Female PVC Screw -
RS Stock No. 824-5576
Mfr. Part No.1418080
BrandABL Sursum
kr 21,04
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E White Male PVC Screw -
RS Stock No. 705-0822
Mfr. Part No.0 504 51
BrandLegrand
kr 27,21
Each
Units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 230 V ac 2P Black Male Plastic - -
RS Stock No. 246-8278
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FCA
BrandNeutrik
kr 70,58
Each
Units
Socket - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - 250 V 3P Blue Female Nylon Screw/Solder -
RS Stock No. 358-9304
Mfr. Part No.11012
BrandMENNEKES
kr 90,73
Each
Units
Socket Europe 16A Panel Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - 230 V 2P+E Black Female Thermoplastic Plug In -
RS Stock No. 246-8284
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FCB
BrandNeutrik
kr 70,28
Each
Units
Socket - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - 250 V 3P Blue, White Female Nylon Screw/Solder -
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