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All you need to know about US, EU, and UK power plug adapters

  • source:yuadon
  • Date:06/04/2019

For people who travel a lot, power plug adapters are a must have so that they can use their precious appliances in the country they are traveling to. Guangzhou Yuadon Electric Co., Ltd. manufactures US power plug adapters which are of high quality.  You should have adequate knowledge of what you should pack so that your electric appliances can stay safe. Travel adapters are extremely crucial. An adapter is a device that enables you to plug in any appliance in an electrical socket that is another country. The adapters do not convert frequency or voltage. In USA two types of plugs are used which are type A and type B. Type A has two flat pins that are parallel and type B is the one which has two flat pins that are parallel along with a grounding pin. The USA has 120V of electric supply.



Type A

  • It is used in Canada, USA, Japan, and Mexico.
  • It has 2 pins.
  • This type is not grounded.
  • 15 A
  • 100 – 127 V
  • The socket is compatible with type A

Type B

  • It is used in Japan, Canada, Mexico, and the USA.
  • It has 3 pins.
  • This type is grounded.
  • 15 A  
  • 100 – 127 V
  • The socket is compatible with types A & B

EU power plug adapter

Voltage is an extremely crucial thing to be considered while traveling to another country. If you plug in an item that is high volt into a standard one it might electrocute you, result in a power outage or even destroy your adapter. It’s more suitable to buy an adapter that is can be used in Europe. Below are the types of plugs that are used in Europe.

Type C

  • It is used in Europe, Asia, and South America
  • It has 2 pins.
  • It is not grounded.
  • 2.5 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • The socket is compatible with type C

Type F

  • It is used practically everywhere in Russia and Europe, except for Ireland and the UK
  • It has 2 pins.
  • It is grounded.
  • 16 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • The socket is compatible with types C, F, and E


UK power plug adapter

If you are traveling to the UK it's better to buy an adapter beforehand as it is convenient and cheap as compared to the ones you will buy from the UK. The plugs that are used in the UK are different. They have flat and long prongs. Below is a type of adapter that is used in the UK.

Type G

  • It is mostly used in Ireland, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Singapore, and Malta
  • It has 3 pins.
  • It is grounded.
  • 13 A
  • 220 – 240 V
  • The socket is  compatible with type G


Guangzhou Yuadon Electric Co., Ltd. is the exact place to purchase your plugs and adapters from as we are certified for the job. Yuadon was formed in the year 2009. Since then we have manufactured thousands of plugs and adapters which have been delivered to various countries in the world.