USA PLUGS – North America

What types of USA plug plug are there?

The most common USA plugs are the 3 pin NEMA 5-15P and 2 pin NEMA 1-15P, both rated 125V 15A. The 3 pin is also available as a hospital or medical grade. For specialist uses there are options for: voltages 125V, 250V, 277V; currents 15A, 20A, 30A, 50A, 60A; 2 pin or 3 pin; single or 3 phase; straight blade or locking… please contact for assistance.

What approvals does a USA plug or powercord have?

USA plugs are manufactured to the appropriate NEMA standard, e.g. NEMA 5-15, and approved Underwriters Laboratory or UL. Canadian leads can be approved by UL Canada or CSA, the Canadian Standards Association.

Where is the USA plug used?

The USA plug is used in North and Central America, parts of South America, and some of the Caribbean and Pacific Islands.

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American

Cables

Specifications

Ref: USA


Type:
NEMA 5-15P
Current Rating: 10-15A
Voltage Rating: 125V
Class: I

SPT-3
SVT
SJT
HPN
SJ
SJTW
SJTO
HSJO

3 x 12, 14, 16, 18AWG
3 x 14, 16,18AWG
3 x 12, 14, 16, 18AWG
3 x 14, 16, 18AWG
3 x 16, 18AWG
3 x 16, 18AWG
3 x 16, 18AWG
3 x 14, 16, 18AWG

American Hospital

Cables

Specifications

Ref: USAHP


Type:
Hospital 5-15p
Current Rating:
10-15A
Voltage Rating: 125V
Class: I

SJT

3 x 16, 18AWG

 USA PLUGS - 2 PIN

American

Cables

Specifications

Ref: USA2P


Type:
NEMA 1-15P
Current Rating: 10A
Voltage Rating: 125V
Class: II

SVT
SJT
SJ
SPT-1
NISPT-1
SPT-2
NISPT-2
HPN

2 x 16, 18AWG
2 x 16, 18AWG
2 x 16, 18AWG
2 x 18AWG
2 x 18AWG
2 x 16, 18AWG
2 x 16, 18AWG
2 x 16, 18AWG

RE-WIREABLE

Re-wireable American 

Colours

Specifications

Ref: USA 850


Type:
NEMA 5-15P
Current rating: 15A
Voltage rating: 125V
Class:
Black, White  Available with different voltage & amperage ratings affecting pin layout 

SOCKETS / DISTRIBUTION BLOCKS

USA pin Trailing

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 1 USA 862


Type:
NEMA 5-15R
Current rating: 15A
Voltage rating: 125V
Class: I
  Available with different votage and amperage ratings affecting pin layout

American
distribution

Colours

Specifications

Ref: Powerstrip


Type:
NEMA 5-15
Current Rating: 15A
Voltage Rating: 125V
Class: I

White

Standard 6-way USA socket, fully moulded with USA plug and 3 feet of cable

American distribution

Colours

Specifications

Ref: 2-12 USA 1127


Type:
Nema 5-15P
Current rating: 13A
Voltage rating: 125V
Class: l
Black, Light Grey/Black, Dust Grey/Slate Grey 2 to 12 way, with or without cable, neon and/or switch.

 

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