NEMA Connectors

nema logo This section covers gives information and guidance on the various NEMA power connectors as well as links to more resources that you may find useful including the websites for NEMA and its standards and publications.

Please select from the links below to view the information you require. If you can’t find what you are looking for, call 0345 193 0615 (Lo-call local rate. multiple lines) – if you have a ‘free calls’ deal that needs an STD number try 01273 510147, single line only, visit the Help Desk or email us for advice and assistance with any cabling requirements.


If you need any further information please email our sales team or telephone one of our hotline numbers: UK: Local Rate: 0345 193 0615 (many lines) UK: STD: 01273 515735 (only one line) International: +44 1273 510147

About NEMA

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association or NEMA is a U.S. based association which was created on September 1, 1926 when the Associated Manufacturers of Electrical Supplies and the Electric Power Club merged. It is headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. It sets … Continue reading

NEMA Connectors

NEMA connectors are connectors used for mains electricity (in North America and other countries) that conform to the standards set by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Some types are found in nearly all buildings in the United States. Similar and … Continue reading

NEMA Links

The links below point to online resources that can provide further information or guidance on NEMA itself, its connectors, publications and standards: NEMA – National Electrical Manufacturers Association – NEMA is the leading trade association in the U.S. representing the interests … Continue reading

NEMA Naming and Codes

American Plugs and Sockets Many people have trouble understanding the NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) pattern and numbering system as allocated to the US power connectors – available to purchase from our e-shop in the Mains Connectors section. The code is comprised … Continue reading

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