What is a NEMA 5/15 plug?

What is a NEMA 5/15 plug?

The NEMA 5-15 receptacle is the most common electrical receptacle in the United States and Canada. It is a two-pole, three-wire grounding receptacle which is used for a maximum of 15A and 125V. The standard wire colors are green for Ground and white for Neutral.

What kind of plug is 5-15P?

Use a 5-15P plug adapter to plug an electronic device with a 5-20P plug on its power cord into a standard 5-15R 3-Prong outlet or receptacle….NEMA 5-15P Power Cord Plug Adapters.

Male Plug 5-15P
Voltage 125V
Pins Straight Blade
Wire Gauge 14/3 AWG
Length 1 foot

What is NEMA 5-15P 3 prong plug?

It is a medical and hospital grade green dot NEMA 5-15P which is a 15 Amp, 125-Volt straight-blade all angled plug. This product features a strain relief structure with SJT, SJO, SOO, STW, 12/3, 14/3, 16/3, 18/3 cable specifications.

What is the difference between NEMA 5-15 and NEMA 5 20?

IDENTIFY the plug: The plug on the left is a NEMA 5-‐15P and has a maximum current rating of 15A. The one on the right is a NEMA 5-‐20P and has a maximum rating of 20A. c. INCOMPATIBILITY: A 20A plug simply WILL NOT fit a 15A receptacle.

What is the difference between 5-15R and 5-15P?

5-15R means 125V, Class 1, 15A receptacle. L5-15P means Locking, 125V, Class 1, 15A plug.

What is a 5 20P plug?

A NEMA 5-20P power cord plug features a blade formation with a circular ground, one horizontal prong, and one vertical prong. The female connector side is referred to as a “T-Slot”, which accepts both the 3-Prong 5-15P male plug as well as the 5-20P male plug. These cables are rated for 125V electrical systems.

How many amps is 5-15P?

15 Amps-Amp
Legrand 15 Amps-Amp 125-Volt NEMA 5-15p Heavy-duty Straight Plug.