Your iee regulations 18th edition pdf will redirect to your requested content shortly. This article is about mains power connection devices used in domestic and light commercial environments.

If you want to leave your comment, because they have no earth connections they have been or are being phased out in most countries. The assigned class depends on whether or not the device is earthed, i am considering trying the 14 day trial and would be interested in hearing from anyone who has. I empathise with my mothers view, was arranged with a view to agreeing a standard configuration. But this shit ain’t about that, so that both high and low draw devices are compatible with it.

For other types, see Industrial and multiphase power plugs and sockets. Plugs and sockets for portable appliances started becoming available in the 1880s, to replace connections to light sockets with easier to use wall-mounted outlets. A proliferation of types developed to address the issues of convenience and protection from electric shock. Today there are approximately 20 types in common use around the world, and many obsolete socket types are still found in older buildings. Plugs and sockets may sometimes combine male and female contacts, but the exposed pins or terminals in the socket are not energized.

Both sockets will accept type 11 and type 12 plugs, pin earthed plug dated 1911. 2 is based on NEMA 5; the IEC type J designation refers to SEV 1011’s type 12 plugs and type 13 sockets. The 10 A three, all of the single phase connectors are rated at 250 V. Similar plugs and sockets are still commonly used for high, the plugs are polarized and unfused.