Sunday, August 2, 2015

How to Wire 3 Pin Socket / outlet

Today in this post you will learn about 3 pin socket wiring which very useful wiring connection in home wiring. In this post i am sharing with you three pin socket or electrical power outlet wiring diagram.


Why three pin socket wiring connection is important

Because this is a power socket and we can use it for high load.This outlet have earthing point we can wire the earth wire with this socket.

How to Wire 3 pin socket

In three pin socket we have 3 connecting point where we connect the supply wires or electric wires. These are E,N,L connection. In these E for Earth wire, N for Neutral wire, and L for Phase wire.
So to wire the power socket first of all switch off your incoming supply by using the main circuit breaker and the start wiring.

Also read.
How to wire a two pole circuit breaker

After switching off the breaker connect the neutral wire to the N point, Phase wire to P or L point and Earth wire to the E point as shown in below diagram.

3 pin socket wiring diagram
3 pin socket



I hope after diagram, you will completely learn the 3 pin socket wiring, now if you have any question then do ask me.

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