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BS 546:1950

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Specification. Two-pole and earthing-pin plugs, socket-outlets and socket-outlet adaptors

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Language(s)

English

Published date

23-12-1987

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Three-pin plugs and sockets of the round-pin type, as used in domestic premises, offices, etc., for standard ratings of 2, 5, 15 and 30 amperes. Interchangeability, safety, materials, construction, dimensions. Supplement No. 2 (AMD 5809) gives additional requirements for switched socket-outlets, for use in a.c. circuits only.

1. This British Standard relates to plugs (fused and non-fused), socket-outlets (shuttered and non-shuttered), and fused socket-outlet adaptors (shuttered and non-shuttered).

Committee
PEL/23
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 317(1928), 87/24091 DC & 92/04136 DC (06/2004) Includes and supersedes BS PD4007:SUPP1(1960) (08/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2012. (09/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
62
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
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