NEMA 5-15P to OPEN CORDS (WHIPS/PIGTAIL CABLES) - NACC. NACC, North American Color Code, refers to the color code of the conductor insulation which is BLACK / WHITE / GREEN. T NEMA 5 standard specifies three wire (hot-neutral-ground), two blade one ground pin, grounded devices. Never remove the ground pin to force a three prong plug to fit into a 2 prong outlet. (i.e don't make a 5-15 into a 1-15). Doing so will result in loss of ground and may result in loss of line/neutral polarity. 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 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.

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