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CXPowercable is a professional manufacturer and supplier of power cord related products such as Plug Types (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M). CXPowercable sells these various plug types to manufacturers for various electrical and electronic devices, equipment, appliances, and many other applications.


Whether the end-use requires frequent plugging and unplugging, or plug and forget, CXPowercable will have the right electrical plug product solution to meet specific design requirements.


CXPowercable offers the following Plug Types (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M) product portfolio below:

Type A Plugs (NEMA 1-15)

Type B Plugs (NEMA 5-15)

Type C Plugs (EU 2 Ungrounded)

Type D Plugs (British 5A/13A)

Type E Plugs (EU CEE7/5)

Type F Plugs (EU CEE7/4)

Type G Plugs (British 13A)

Type I Plugs (Australasian/China/Argentina)

Type M Plugs (South Africa)


They can also be called: NEMA 1-15P plugs, NEMA 5-15P plugs, Class 1 plugs, Class 2 plugs, 2 pole plugs, 2 pin plugs, 3 pole plugs, 3 pin plugs, 2 pin plugs with earth, 2 pin plugs with ground, Schuko plugs, UK plugs.


Electrical Plugs – Types A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M Technical Information


CXPowercable plug types, including types A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M, are offered many different options and customizations. For each product line, customization options include:


● Plug over mold profile and finishes to promote brand identity, improve ease-of-use, and aesthetics

● Enhanced performance through design to withstand end-application abuses

● Suitable selection of components, or raw materials, making products more environmentally friendly

● Embedded solutions (i.e. thermistors, choke suppressors, fuse) for improved performance and/or safer use


Applications / Markets for Electrical Plugs Types (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M)



CXPowercable electric plugs and power cords are used in various applications and markets. Examples include:


Business and IT Peripherals

● Desktops

● Laptops and Notebooks

● Monitors

● Point of Sale Systems

● Printers

● Tablets

● Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)


Consumer Electronics

● Game Consoles

● Projectors

● Sound Systems

● Televisions


DIY and Other Equipment and Appliances

● Extension Cords

● Power Tools

● Pressure Washers

● Replacement Power Cords

● Sewing Machines

● Water and Air Pumps


Domestic Appliances

● Air Conditioners

● Dryers

● Microwave Ovens

● Refrigerators and Freezers

● Steam Irons

● Vacuum Cleaners

● Washing Machines



● Clinical Diagnostics

● Imaging

● Medical Therapy Systems

● Patient Care Systems

● Patient Monitoring

● Surgical Systems


Personal Care

● Hair Curlers and Dryers

● Massagers

● Trimmers and Shavers


What are Electrical Plugs with Type Designations A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M?

Each plug type is designated by a letter for use in various countries to protect end users and appliances by ensuring plug compatibility with the specific country sockets and their corresponding current and voltage ratings. All CXPowercable electrical plugs and power cords have passed all reliability tests required by every country’s safety standards. Each plug bears the country’s mandatory safety marks.



Regions / Countries Plug Types A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
Safety power plug type a
AC power plug type B AC power plug type C
AC power plug type D
AC power plug type E
AC power plug type F
AC power plug type G
AC power plug type H
AC power plug type I
AC power plug type J
AC power plug type K
AC power plug type L
AC power plug type M
AC power plug type N
Argentina IRAM                          
Australia SAA                        
Brazil INMETRO                      
Cambodia ISC                        
China CCC                        
Denmark DEMKO                    
Europe ENEC                      
Gulf GCC                          
Hong Kong ITS                        
India BIS                      
Indonesia SNI                        
Israel SII                          
Italy IMQ                      
Japan PSE                        
Korea KC                        
Malaysia SIRIM                        
North America UL/cUL, CSA                        
Russia EAC                        
Saudi Arabia SASO/GCC                          
Singapore CPS                      
South-Africa SABS                          
Switzerland SEV                        
Thailand TIS                          
Taiwan BSMI                        
United Kingdom ASTA                        
USA UL/CSA                        



Features of CXPowercable Electrical Plugs and Power Cords


CXPowercable electrical plugs with designations A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M offer different features to suit customer needs.


● Various conductor sizes and types to meet the required ampere rating and application

● Cable free end options (blunt cut, sheath and stripped, sheath and retain, sheath, stripped and twist or tinned, etc.)

● Connector options (fast-on terminals, IEC standard, or V-Lock connectors)

● Custom logo on plugs and connectors in desired colors

● Packaging (labels, binding or hanking, individual or master packaging)

● Product environmental compliance (RoHS or ROHS 2, phthalate-free, halogen-free, etc.)



Why Choose CXPowercable for Electrical Plugs and Power Cords

CXPowercable customers of electrical plugs, including types A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, and M, benefit from strong technical expertise and global manufacturing and delivery. The CXPowercable offers an efficient global supply chain, and logistics support, enabling reduced product lead times and efficient cost management. CXPowercable engineering teams can customize electric plugs and power cords to a customer’s specific requirements and provide quick-turn custom design samples supported by skilled sales teams.


Dynamic design and development capabilities support our diverse product portfolios. Rigid reliability tests, and 100% electrical tests, ensure total product performance. CXPowercable always strives to fulfil customer expectations in the best way possible.


Reasons to select CXPowercable for electrical plugs include:

● CXPowercable is a trusted name in quality and performance which is represented in all its products;

● CXPowercable has more than 10 years of experience in making many kinds of power cords;

● Strong design capability allows CXPowercable to meet the highest cosmetic standards and pass the most stringent test requirements on its products

● CXPowercable applies the best product features and manufacturing processes to achieve the highest performance and reliability.

● In-house capability to extrude cables and PVC compounding offers better control of quality, faster product launches, and shorter delivery lead times.


Contact CXPowercable for Electric Plugs


Contact CXPowercable for further assistance with all designations' electrical plugs and power cords.