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NEMA 5-15P

125 volts
15 Amps

The NEMA 5-15P is a grounded plug with a line and load blade as well as a ground pin located above the two. This is the defacto plug for the great majority of power cords used in North America, as it connects with the standard wall outlet. Different plug styles will change the profile of the power cord when it is plugged in, which can be an important factor to consider in applications with limited space around the outlet or connector. If you are looking for a specific style plug head for your manufactured part, we hope that our large selection of molded NEMA 5-15P styles can satisfy you and your design teams expectations to create the product design your are looking for.



Available Body Styles

The NEMA 5-15P is available in many different configurations. If you are looking for a particular style of plug/connector body, country of manufacture, cordage type or approvals browse our selection of manufacturing capabilities!

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NEMA 5-15P

NEMA 5-15P

General Information:

The NEMA 5-15P is a 3 Wire grounded plug featuring two blades (can be equal or unequal widths due to the ground pin forcing polarity) and one ground pin rated up to 125V AC and 15 Amps. The ground pin can be either a rounded shape or a U Shape depending on the manufacturer, but both are functionally the same. 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. The NEMA 5-15P is compatible with a NEMA 5-20R T-Slot outlet, which is commonly found in new home installations.

What does a NEMA 5-15P Connect to?





NEMA 5-15R


5-20R Outlet

The NEMA 5-15 Plug connects to both the NEMA 5-15R Connector and the NEMA 5-15/5-20R Wall Outlet. The connector is commonly found on Extension cords, and the NEMA 5-15/5-20R Wall Outlet is the standard power supply outlet in all residential and commercial construction in North America.