Black NEMA 5-15P to Locking NEMA L5-20P Straight to Locking Adapter Cords

Black NEMA 5-15P to Locking NEMA L5-20P Straight to Locking Adapter Cords

Black NEMA 5-15P to Locking L5-20R Straight to Locking Adapter Cords is designed to adapt a standard straight blade connector to a twist locking version. Be cautious of adapting locking to straight blade plugs, as the manufacturer likely used the locking plug to prevent against un intentional unplugging. If your plug is used in a high traffic area the unplugging of an operating machine can damage the equipment or operators.

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Current (Amps)
Voltage (Volts)
Connector (Female)
Plug (Male)
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  • 1 Foot
  • 15 Amps
  • 125 volts
  • NEMA L5-20R Photo of NEMA L5-20R
  • NEMA 5-15P Photo of NEMA 5-15P
1 Foot
15 Amps
125 volts
NEMA L5-20R
NEMA 5-15P

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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.




NEMA L5-20R Twist-Lock

NEMA L5-20R Twist-Lock

General Information:

The NEMA L5-20R Twist-Lock Connector is rated up to 125VAC and 20A. This couples with the L5-20P and locks into place, eliminating nuisance disconnection. This makes this connector common in commercial and industrial settings where there is high traffic. This connector is found on our L5-20 Extension Cord Series, which is used to extend power from an existing L5-20R wall receptacle or connector to a certain location for convenience. 

What does the NEMA L5-20R Connect to?




NEMA L5-20P Locking PlugThe NEMA L5-20R Locking Connector is designed to be twisted into a locking position with the NEMA L5-20P Locking Plug. These are commonly used with smaller devices using a standard 125V Power supply, used in locations with high traffic.

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