IEC Connectors

IEC Connectors

Bulgin IEC Connectors - PXD301

Bulgin IEC Connectors - BZH09

Bulgin IEC Connectors - PX0587








IEC Connectors or International Electrotechnical Commission connectors conform to EN 60320 specifications. Bulgin offer a full range of mains rated inlets, outlets and connectors that meet the above specifications with UL, CSE and VDE approvals. With electrical ratings up to 20A and 250V, our IEC connector range offers solutions to most mains powered equipment and cable applications.


IEC Connector Versions

Each type of connector is identified by a standard sheet number. For appliance couplers this consists of the letter "C" followed by a number, where the standard sheet for the male appliance inlet is 1 higher than the sheet for the corresponding female cable connector

C13-C14 ConnectorsC13 / C14 Connectors.

A power cord with a C13 connector (Female, which is also known as a Sheet F connector) connects  To a C14 inlet (male) attached to the appliance


C15-C16 Connectors C15 / C16 Connectors

A C15 connector, and a matching C16 inlet on the appliance. For these connectors the temperature rating is 120°C rather than the 70°C of the C13/C14 combination


C15A/C16A C15A / C16A Connectors

C15A/C16A have a higher temperatue rating  of 155°C


C17-C18 Connectors C17 / C18 Connectors

Similar to C13/C14 but without the earthing pin, you can connect a C13 Connector to a C18 inlet


C19/C20 Connectors C19 / C20 Connectors

Used where higher currents are required