Is a NEMA 5-15P plug standard?
The NEMA 5-15P is your standard household plug used for to connect small appliances such as TV’s, Microwaves, hairdryers, etc to a wall outlet.
What is a molded plug?
An over-molded power cord is built using an injection molding process, which combines two or more materials with a molded plastic component over them to create a single part. The molded design also provides strain relief, which is good for frequent usage and plug-and-play accessibility.
Are Moulded plugs safer?
Anything supplied with a moulded plug (to BS1363) is designed to plug into a socket (BS1363) on a UK ring main and thus it is safe to do so.
Are Moulded plugs mandatory?
Electrical appliances must be correctly fitted with an approved plug with sleeved pins. The plug does not have to be moulded on but it must have the correct fuse for the appliance.
What’s the difference between L5-30R are L5-30P?
A pure L5-30R would be a receptacle that you would mount into an outlet box versus the connector which is pictured. A L5-30P (“P” for plug) would be the female plug that would fit into either.