RS PRO IP44 Blue Cable Mount 2P+E Industrial Power Socket, Rated At 16A, 230 V

Technical Reference
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): SK
Product Details

RS Pro 16 Amp and 32 Amp IP44 Glanded Cable Mount Connectors

From the trusted RS Pro brand, a range of IP44 splash-proof cable mount connectors that are reliable and simple to assemble. The outer casing and inner contact carrier are constructed from a toughened engineering material designed to provide high thermal stability and mechanical strength. The RS Pro splashproof connectors also feature a convenient ribbed finger tab on the outside of the lid enabling single hand opening. A domed cable gland at the rear of the splashproof connector provides external cable clamping and additional support. Stylishly designed, the RS Pro range of industrial BS4343 sockets perform extremely well in the most challenging environments. All models are highly reliable and excellent quality.

Environmental Protection – IP Rating

RS Pro IP44 splashproof industrial cable mount connectors are designed in accordance with BS EN 60529. The IP rating is composed of two numbers. The first number refers to protection from solid matter, the second number for protection against liquids. The higher the number the better the protection.

Colour Coding

CEE industrial connectors have an industry standard colour coding in compliance with BS EN 60309-2 / BS4343 and IEC 309 Colour coding refers to a connector’s voltage rating.

• Violet, 20 V to 25 V
• White, 40 V to 50 V
• Yellow, 100 V to 130 V
• Blue, 200 V to 250 V
• Red. 380 V to 480 V
• Black, 500 V to 1000 V

Cable Capacity

The cable capacity for RS Pro cable mount industrial plugs, connectors and appliance connectors are;
• 16 Amp = 1mm² to 2.5mm²
• 32 Amp = 2.5 mm² to 6 mm²
• 63 Amp = 6 mm² to 25 mm²
• 125 Amp = 16 mm² to 50 mm²

Features and Benefits

• IP44 ingress protection
• Ribbed finger tab on lid for one handed opening
• Made from a toughened engineering plastic
• High thermal stability
• High mechanical strength
• Halogen free
• Self-extinguishing
• Seals made from non-aging EPDM elastomer or rubber
• Excellent corrosion and abrasion resistance

Applications

RS Pro splash-proof industrial power connectors are used in all areas of industry. Some of the most common areas are;

Construction sites: In sheltered or covered sites that could be exposed to mild weather conditions and light splashing.
Agriculture: Used on mobile equipment or appliances used or stored in sheds and barns.
Sports and entertainment: Used in on lighting and power equipment in sheltered studios and warehouses.
Light industry: Maintenance workshops, garages and shop floors

Q&A

Q: Are the RS Pro IP44 industrial power plugs easy to connect?
A: Yes, electrical connection is made via screw terminals.
Q: Are there any accessories or mating connectors available?
Connector (socket) 724-9104 mates with power plug 724-9079
Connector (socket) 724-9110 mates with power plug 724-9085
Connector (socket) 724-9117 mates with power plug 724-9081
Connector (socket) 724-9120 mates with power plug 724-9101
Connector (socket) 724-9123 mates with power plug 724-9097
Connector (socket) 724-9126 mates with power plug 724-9091

Note

16A sockets have an additional safety feature. A shutter closes at the front of the socket contact tubes when the socket is not in use. This prevents accidental contact of live parts with slim foreign objects like screwdrivers and wires reducing the chance of electric shock.

Specifications
Attribute Value
Current Rating 16A
Plug/Socket Socket
Pole Format 2P+E
Voltage Rating 230 V
Mounting Type Cable Mount
IP Rating IP44
Colour Blue
Gender Female
Body Orientation Straight
Termination Method Screw Down
Cable CSA 2.5mm²
841 In stock for FREE next working day delivery
Price Each
£ 7.69
(exc. VAT)
£ 9.23
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