• BS 546:1950

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

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  23-12-1987

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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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.

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    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).

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    Committee PEL/23
    Development Note 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)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    BS 1363-3:1989 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS AND ADAPTORS - SPECIFICATION FOR ADAPTORS
    09/30202852 DC : 0 BS 5733 - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7462:1991 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY OF DOMESTIC GAS APPLIANCES
    BS 7909:2011 Code of practice for temporary electrical systems for entertainment and related purposes
    I.S. HD 60364-5-559:2012 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 5-559: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - LUMINAIRES AND LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS (IEC 60364-5-55:2011 (MOD))
    BS 7671(2008) : 2018 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 5733:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES
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    BS 5550-7.5.3:1981 CINEMATOGRAPHY - FILM AND TELEVISION LOCATING LIGHTING - SPECIFICATION FOR PLUGS AND SOCKET CONNECTORS
    BS 646(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR CARTRIDGE FUSE-LINKS (RATED UP TO 5 AMPERES) FOR A.C. AND D.C. SERVICE
    BS 7909:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 1363-3(1995) : 1995 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR ADAPTORS
    BS 4177:1992 SPECIFICATION FOR COOKER CONTROL UNITS
    BS 7909:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS DELIVERING A.C. ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES FOR LIGHTING, TECHNICAL SERVICES AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 5415-1:1985 SAFETY OF ELECTRICAL MOTOR OPERATED INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING APPLIANCES - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    08/30166535 DC : DRAFT MAR 2008 BS 7909 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND RELATED PURPOSES
    BS 2769-1:1984 HAND-HELD ELECTRIC MOTOR-OPERATED TOOLS - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 196:1961 SPECIFICATION FOR PROTECTED-TYPE NON-REVERSIBLE PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS CABLE-COUPLERS AND APPLIANCE-COUPLERS WITH EARTHING CONTACTS FOR SINGLE PHASE A.C. CIRCUITS UP TO 250 VOLTS
    15/30297236 DC : 0 BS 1363-3 - 13 A PLUGS, SOCKET-OUTLETS, ADAPTORS AND CONNECTION UNITS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR ADAPTORS
    14/30270861 DC : 0 BS 4163 - HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATIONAL AND SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS - CODE OF PRACTICE
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    BS 5986:1980 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE OF GAS FIRED SPACE HEATING APPLIANCES WITH INPUTS 60 KW TO 2 MW
    BS 5733(2010) : 2010 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES - SPECIFICATION
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    BS 646(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR CARTRIDGE FUSE-LINKS (RATED UP TO 5 AMPERES) FOR A.C. AND D.C. SERVICE
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