EV Type 1 and Type 2 AC Charging Cables

Volex alternating current (AC) charging cables for electric vehicles are designed for residential and public charging applications around the globe and have the approvals and certifications relevant for all specific EV market sector and regulatory requirements worldwide. Volex offers tethered and untethered EV charging cables for installation on charging infrastructure or in-vehicle charging cable applications.

They can also be called:

  • EV charging harness
  • EV charging cable
  • EV charger cord set
  • EV charging cable socket
  • EV charging/charger cable plugs
  • EV charging gun Type 1/Type 2
  • EV T1/T2
  • EV T1/T2 pigtails
  • Rechargeable EV hybrid charging cable
  • BEV charging cable
  • PHEV charging cable
  • Mode 3 charging cable Type 2
  • Off board charging infrastructure cables

EV Type 1 and Type 2 AC Charging Cables Technical Information

Volex’s EV charging cables are designed for and available in various versions that meet globally standardised AC charging interfaces. Volex charging cables are suitable for connector systems worldwide. Volex also offers AC charging plugs and charging cables in customised designs, specific to customer requirements.

  • Compliant with RoHS 2.0 and REACH
  • Media, abrasion, flame resistance
  • Halogen-free, flexible materials
  • 1-phase and 3-phase
  • Tethered and untethered versions available
  • CE, UL, VDE approvals
  • Terminal interfaces sealed when mated
  • IP67 compliant, unmated
  • Level 1 and Level 2 charging infrastructure
  • Mode 2 and Mode 3 charging

What are EV Type 1 and Type 2 AC Charging Cables?

Volex charging cables are suitable for the AC (alternating current) charging of electric vehicles. These cables are available in tethered and untethered versions, in single and three phase AC current, with charging powers of up to 80A. They are available with Type 1 and Type 2 connectors in accordance with global standards. In addition to cables for installation on charging infrastructure, there are also electric car charging cables that can be stored in the vehicle.

Benefits of EV AC Charging Cables

Volex offers electric vehicle AC charging cable solutions that are designed for many electric vehicle charging applications world-wide. Benefits include:

  • Complete product range for Type 1, Type 2, and GB/T
  • Functional, compact housing for best handling
  • Customized designs available including cosmetic appearance and branding requirements for charging station or home charger
  • Compatible for both indoor and outdoor use, with UV compliance
  • Regulatory and safety approvals
  • Compliant with SAE J1772/IEC62196 Type I, IEC62196 Type II, and GB/T 20234 standards
  • Ingress protection minimum rating: IP67
  • Encapsulation to protect against thermal, drive over and drop test requirements

Why Choose Volex for EV Type 1 and Type 2 AC Charging Cables?

Volex is a global manufacturer and supplier of EV AC charging cables with extensive power products expertise in the automotive industry. With early design engagement and involvement, Volex contributes to solving complex engineering problems for its customers. Volex understands its markets, utilises quality standards, and excels at product development and OEM manufacturing.

  • Regional and country-specific compliance and certifications
  • IATF approved manufacturing sites
  • Vertical integration solutions
  • Automotive standard quality processes and commitment to end user safety
  • Engineered solutions for customized application-specific requirements
  • Global manufacturing footprint
  • Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) testing capabilities

Contact Volex for EV Type 1 and Type 2 AC Charging Cables

Contact Volex for further assistance with electric vehicle Type 1 and Type 2 AC charging cables.