socket outlet

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socket outlet

1. British term for receptacle outlet.
2.See outlet.
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These pose serious dangers since the poles can collapse, or the power cables can get into contact with water.Electrical devices such as circuit breakers, fuses, socket outlets, plugs and switches can malfunction when water and silt get in them, so call an expert to check and replace them, if this happens.
The 6A and 13A types of connection unit feature three-pin plug input and socket outlets to BS 1363, while the 32A comes as standard with an IEC 60309 Commando connector input and BS 1363 socket outlets.
The body will test plugs and socket outlets and hand-held electric power tools, in addition to miscellaneous services such as testing for cables resistance and potentially environmental hazardous equipment.
'For class II appliances where earthing terminals are not required, the same plug configuration is required with a dummy plastic or metal pin replacing the earth terminals to maintain the plug compatibility with the socket outlets,' said the official.
Carry out visual inspections, looking for obvious signs of damage such as scorch marks on socket outlets and damaged cables.
A: No - socket outlets should not be fitted in a bathroom except approved shaver sockets that conform to British standards.
It nevertheless excludes radiography equipment, electrical medical equipment, elevators, plugs and socket outlets for domestic use, specialised electrical equipment for ships, aircraft and railways.
It also suggests measures to minimize energy consumption such as "using power saving modes in electronic devices such as standby," and implementing so-called "switchable multiple (power) socket outlets."
One area purchasers don't think hard about until it's too late are the number of socket outlets. In this age of televisions, videos, satellite dishes, digi boxes, CD players, computers and so on, we have a tremendous demand for socket outlets.
The cable channel is integrated into the desk top; by opening a light aluminium cover along the front of the desk, the user has easy access to socket outlets. All legs are fitted with cable channels so that the desk can be positioned with great flexibility.