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. 246-8284
Mfr. Part No.NAC3FCB
BrandNeutrik
SGD11.92
Each
units
Socket - 20A Cable Mount Power Connector - - - 250 V 3P Blue, White Female Nylon Screw/Solder
RS Stock No. 316-0234
Mfr. Part No.HBL5656
BrandHubbell
SGD48.08
Each
units
Socket USA 15A Panel Mount NEMA 6 - 15R NEMA 6 - 15R - - 250 V ac 2P+E Black Female Nylon Screw Down
RS Stock No. 835-6768
Mfr. Part No.L620C
SGD45.34
Each
units
Socket USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 20R NEMA L6 - 20R - - 250 V ac 2P+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 835-6761
Mfr. Part No.L530P
SGD62.61
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 30P - - NEMA L5 - 30P 125 V ac 2P+E Black, White Male Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 899-7463
Mfr. Part No.SCNAC-MPX
BrandNeutrik
SGD1.859
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - - - - - - - - - Black Male - -
RS Stock No. 835-6900
Mfr. Part No.PS5666-X
SGD40.96
Each
units
Plug USA 15A Cable Mount NEMA 6-15P - - NEMA 6 - 15P 250 V ac 2P Black, White Male Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 148-4099
Mfr. Part No.210A1186
BrandLK
SGD27.80
Each
units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Green, Red Male - -
RS Stock No. 835-6755
Mfr. Part No.L530C
SGD92.53
Each
units
Socket USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 30R NEMA L5 - 30R - - 125 V ac 2P+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 876-5581
Mfr. Part No.AP13-WH
BrandElectrak
SGD14.64
Each
units
Plug UK 13A Cable Mount Non Standard Electrak - - Non Standard Electrak 240 V ac 2P+E White Male PC Screw Down
RS Stock No. 316-0313
Mfr. Part No.HBL2311
BrandHubbell
SGD30.72
Each
units
Plug USA 20A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 20P - - NEMA L5 - 20P 125 V ac 2P+E Black Male Nylon Screw Down
RS Stock No. 817-9371
BrandRS PRO
SGD25.49
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L5 - 30P - - NEMA L5 - 30P 125 V ac 2P+E Black Male - Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 414-3870
Mfr. Part No.852
BrandMENNEKES
SGD35.74
Each
units
Socket - 16A Wall Mount - - - - 230 V 3P - Female - Screw Down
RS Stock No. 824-5554
Mfr. Part No.1679060
BrandABL Sursum
SGD5.62
Each
units
Socket Germany 16A Cable Mount Type F - German Schuko Type F - German Schuko - - 250 V 2P+E Grey Female PVC Screw
RS Stock No. 849-6115
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.58
Each
units
Plug Germany 16A - Type F - German Schuko - - Type F - German Schuko 250 V 2P+E White Male - Screw
RS Stock No. 817-9384
BrandRS PRO
SGD22.51
Each
units
Plug USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L6 - 30P - - NEMA L6 - 30P 250 V ac 2P+E Black Male - Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 824-5579
Mfr. Part No.1679082
BrandABL Sursum
SGD6.19
Each
units
Socket France 16A Cable Mount Type E - French Type E - French - - - 2P+E White Female PVC Screw
RS Stock No. 358-9174
Mfr. Part No.10838
BrandMENNEKES
SGD21.46
Each
units
Plug France, Germany 16A Cable Mount CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French - - CEE 7/7 German Schuko / French 230 V 2P+E Blue Male Thermoplastic Screw Down
RS Stock No. 358-9304
Mfr. Part No.11012
BrandMENNEKES
SGD26.54
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. 835-6724
Mfr. Part No.L2130C
SGD165.78
Each
units
Socket USA 30A Cable Mount NEMA L2120R - - - 120/280 V ac 3PN+E Black, White Female Nylon Screw
RS Stock No. 148-4156
Mfr. Part No.210A1189
BrandLK
SGD27.89
Each
units
Plug Denmark 10A Cable Mount Type K - - Type K - Danish 250 V ac 2P+E Green, Red Male Thermoplastic -