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
RS Stock No. 832-6672
Mfr. Part No.PF133 ORG
SGD8.346
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Type G - British - - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Orange Male Rubber Crimp
RS Stock No. 776-3685
Mfr. Part No.A9A15310
SGD52.92
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. 836-2729
Mfr. Part No.PF133 ORG
SGD8.88
Each
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Type G - British - - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Orange Male ABS, Rubber Screw
RS Stock No. 491-074
Mfr. Part No.655 D8 RED
SGD9.771
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount BS 1363 - - Type G - British BS1363 - 2P+E Red Male PVC, Urea Formaldehyde Screw Down
RS Stock No. 296-3717
Mfr. Part No.PT15SLB-01
BrandMasterplug
SGD6.37
Each
units
Plug UK 15A Cable Mount M Connector - - Type D - Old British/South African 5A 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Thermoplastic Rubber -
RS Stock No. 199-9119
Mfr. Part No.647 WHI
SGD13.23
Each
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Non-Standard MK Plug - - - - 2P+E White Male - -
RS Stock No. 780-122
Mfr. Part No.100LGY
BrandHPM
SGD5.078
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. 832-6675
Mfr. Part No.PF133 BLK
SGD6.772
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Type G - British - - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male Rubber Crimp
RS Stock No. 836-2722
Mfr. Part No.PF133 BLK
SGD8.04
Each
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Type G - British - - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male ABS, Rubber Screw
RS Stock No. 821-9561
Mfr. Part No.130141-0044
BrandMolex
SGD36.53
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount Plug - - Non NEMA 250 V 2P+E Yellow Male Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 242-5782
Mfr. Part No.1795.1600.9
BrandKopp
SGD7.27
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. 547-2472
Mfr. Part No.39500010009
BrandHARTING
SGD56.82
Each
units
Socket Australia, China 10A Panel Mount Type I Type I - Austrailian/Chinese - - 250 V ac 2P+E Grey Female - Screw Down
RS Stock No. 325-5994
Mfr. Part No.HDPT13O-01
SGD3.938
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount BS 1363 - - Type G - British BS1363 250 V ac 2P+E Orange Male Thermoplastic -
RS Stock No. 835-6774
Mfr. Part No.L630C
SGD88.04
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. 246-8278
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FXXA-W
BrandNeutrik
SGD11.02
Each
units
Plug - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - - 250 V 3P Blue Female Nylon Screw/Solder
RS Stock No. 316-0379
Mfr. Part No.HBL2421
BrandHubbell
SGD56.96
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L15 - 20P - - NEMA L15 - 20P 250 V ac 3P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down
RS Stock No. 316-0149
Mfr. Part No.HBL5269C
BrandHubbell
SGD57.15
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. 824-5576
Mfr. Part No.1418080
BrandABL Sursum
SGD4.33
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. 713-4346
Mfr. Part No.1679080
BrandABL Sursum
SGD31.17
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. 824-5567
Mfr. Part No.1679002
BrandABL Sursum
SGD6.24
Each
units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - - - 2P+E Black Female PVC Screw
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