Plug Sockets

What are plug sockets?
Essential to any residential, commercial or industrial space, plug sockets are a safe and convenient method of fixed power distribution. Plug sockets make sure you always have the ability to power anything from a phone charger or a computer through to larger machinery and even charging a car.

Available in a range of colours and finishes, electrical sockets can be both functional and aesthetically pleasing when required. One, two and three gang sockets allow flexibility in applications that require more or fewer power points.

Which socket do I need?
The universal sizing makes it easy to replace existing sockets for upgrades or repairs. Always check both the voltage and the current rating of the socket before buying to ensure safe installation and to avoid failure and potential injury. A qualified electrician should always undertake this work to avoid injury or death and power ratings should always be adhered to.

Plug sockets are available in a range of sizes, typically referred to by the number of Gangs. The number of gangs relates to the number of actual sockets on the plug. A single socket being a single gang, two sockets being two gang etc. These various socket sizes can also be switched meaning each socket on the face has its own individual power switch for on/off control.

Colour and material are two factors often considered when buying plug sockets. These two factors not only relate to an aesthetic consideration but practical applications also must be considered. Metal sockets can be used in areas where additional strength and resilience is required whereas plastic sockets are most commonly found in home and office applications.

There are a range of plug types across the globe with their relevant plug sockets to match. Ensuring you have the correct socket type for your region is essential for safe working as well as ease of use without the need to plug connectors or converters.

Where can I use plug sockets?
Plug sockets can be installed both indoors and outdoors but always check for outdoor suitability. Sockets rated for indoor use can also be used outside but must always be installed in an exterior rated enclosure for safety reasons.

Outdoor plugs have a range of Ingress Protection or IP ratings to define their stabilities for certain applications. IP ratings indicate the level of protection a socket has against water, some are suitable for light water spray while others are suitable for high power jets of water.

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Description Price Number of Gangs Colour Switched Indoor or Outdoor Use Socket Type Mounting Style Current Rating Voltage Rating Material Minimum Box Depth Overall Height Overall Width Overall Depth Overall Dimensions
RS Stock No. 775-8065
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.65
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2 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 146mm 86mm 33mm 146 x 86 x 33mm
RS Stock No. 768-3517
BrandRS PRO
SGD14.87
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2 Grey Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad - 148mm 86mm 29.4mm 143.5 x 86.5 x 29.4mm
RS Stock No. 768-3504
BrandRS PRO
SGD9.62
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1 Grey Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad - 86mm 86mm 30.31mm 86.5 x 86.5 x 30.31mm
RS Stock No. 776-8431
BrandRS PRO
SGD13.36
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2 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Plastic 25mm 85mm 145mm 25mm 90 x 150 x 25mm
RS Stock No. 776-8435
BrandRS PRO
SGD14.09
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3 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Plastic 25mm 85mm 206mm 25mm 87 x 210 x 25mm
RS Stock No. 775-8068
BrandRS PRO
SGD6.62
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2 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 146mm 86mm 30mm 146 x 86 x 30mm
RS Stock No. 768-3501
BrandRS PRO
SGD8.96
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1 Grey No Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad - 86mm 86mm 25mm 86.5 x 86.5 x 25mm
RS Stock No. 775-8071
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.91
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2 White No Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 146mm 86mm - 146 x 86mm
RS Stock No. 768-3508
BrandRS PRO
SGD12.12
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2 Grey No Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad - 148mm 86mm 25mm 143.5 x 86.5 x 25mm
RS Stock No. 775-8056
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.04
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1 White Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 86mm - 86 x 86mm
RS Stock No. 775-8062
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.79
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1 White No Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 86mm - 86 x 86mm
RS Stock No. 246-9394
Mfr. Part No.K2946 ALM
SGD31.63
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2 Grey Yes Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 246-9489
Mfr. Part No.K2873 ALM
SGD32.22
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1 Grey Yes Indoor BS 546 Surface Mount 15A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 86mm - -
RS Stock No. 267-6491
Mfr. Part No.K4150 WHI
SGD11.94
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1 White No Indoor Type F - German Schuko Flush Mount 16A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 35mm 86mm 86mm - -
RS Stock No. 222-7910
Mfr. Part No.K2747 WHI
SGD10.14
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2 MK white Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 146mm - -
RS Stock No. 787-1219
Mfr. Part No.K56486GRY
SGD61.00
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1 - Yes Outdoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 250V ac - 89mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 222-7904
Mfr. Part No.K2757 WHI
SGD7.88
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1 MK white Yes Indoor Type G - British Flush Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde 25mm 86mm 86mm - -
RS Stock No. 500-0459
Mfr. Part No.K735 WHI
SGD11.87
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1 MK white No Indoor Type G - British Panel Mount 13A 230V ac Urea Formaldehyde - - - - -
RS Stock No. 787-1231
Mfr. Part No.K2746D1WHI
SGD21.26
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2 - Yes - Type G - British Surface Mount 13A - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 246-9366
Mfr. Part No.K848 ALM
SGD14.80
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1 Grey No Indoor Type G - British Surface Mount 13A 230V ac Steel Metal Clad 25mm 86mm 86mm - -