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
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RS Stock No. 207-3019
Mfr. Part No.0804009
SGD22.372
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 6A DIN Rail Mount - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3770
Mfr. Part No.0804133
SGD29.736
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3954
Mfr. Part No.0804106
SGD18.884
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 207-3023
Mfr. Part No.0804022
SGD33.60
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket France 16A DIN Rail Mount - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 835-6893
Mfr. Part No.PS5369-XHG
SGD46.90
Each
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Socket USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA 5-20R NEMA 5 - 20R - - 125 V ac 2P+E Black, Clear Female Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 201-3856
Mfr. Part No.0804006
SGD32.052
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 6A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3767
Mfr. Part No.0804122
SGD28.362
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 207-3026
Mfr. Part No.0804039
SGD18.65
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail Mount - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3880
Mfr. Part No.0804117
SGD59.43
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail Type K - Danish - 2 - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3752
Mfr. Part No.0804038
SGD15.744
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Germany 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3802
Mfr. Part No.0804108
SGD22.68
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Socket Switzerland 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3769
Mfr. Part No.0804132
SGD29.736
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Italy 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 899-8160
Mfr. Part No.1519140
BrandABL Sursum
SGD8.34
Each
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Plug - 16A Plug-In CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 250 V 2P+E Red Male Thermoplastic Screw
RS Stock No. 201-3766
Mfr. Part No.0804114
SGD19.692
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket Denmark 16A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-3743
Mfr. Part No.0804064
SGD24.764
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Socket - 13A DIN Rail - - - - 250 V ac - - - - -
RS Stock No. 2508579734
Mfr. Part No.HBL26419
BrandHubbell
SGD508.19
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RS Stock No. 2508578961
Mfr. Part No.HBL61CM64
BrandHubbell
SGD94.74
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