Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs

Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs Technical Information

Volex’s customised electric vehicle (EV) charging grid plugs are designed to meet industry standards, regulatory and respective country-specific compliance requirements ensuring compatibility with various regional grid-plug interfaces while delivering reliability, durability, and safety. With Volex’s enhanced temperature sensing design solutions, any signal of over-heating during charging will trigger a faster system reaction.

  • Precision temperature sensing embedded on plug end
  • IP67/IP68 Ingress Protection (SR cable entry and plug interface)
  • Abrasion, aging, drive-over
  • High durability (UV and sunlight resistant resin types for outdoor compliance)
  • Operating Temp: -40°C to +90°C
  • Ultrasonic Wire Welding – USCAR38 (High amperage)
  • Mechanical crimping compliant to USCAR21
  • Safety feature (high-temp or overcharge sensing)
  • Custom reliability and EV standards testing
Mode 2 EV Charging Grid Cables with Single Thermistor Cat. No. Description Standard Max. Rating IP Rating
of Socket
IP Rating
of Plug
Cable Type
Denmark 13A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEDK13TH2A3 Angled 13A Plug IEC 60884-1
and DS60884-2-D1
13A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×1.5mm + 2×0.5mm
H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 2×0.5mm
Europe 16A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEEU16THA3 Angled 16A Plug IEC 60884-1 16A 250V IP 44 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×1.5mm + 2×0.5mm
H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 2×0.5mm
Japan 20A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEJS20TH1A3R Straight 20A Plug METI Ordinance
Appendix 4 Section 1, Section 6 and
Appendix 10 Chapter 5 (JWDS 0033)
20A 250V IP 20 IP 67 OOCTF 3×2.5mm + 2×0.5mm
NEMA 5-15 EV Charging Cable and Plug VEUS15THA3 Angled 15A Plug UL 817, CSA C22.2 No. 21 15A 125V IP 20 IP 67 EVJE 3x14mm
+ 2x20mm
Swiss 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VESW10TH1A3 Angled 10A Plug SN 441011 10A 250V IP 55 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×1.5mm + 2×0.5mm
H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 2×0.5mm
UK 13A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEUK13THA3 Angled 13A Plug BS 1363 – 1 13A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×1.5mm + 2×0.5mm
H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 2×0.5mm
Mode 2 EV Charging Grid Cables with Dual Thermistors Cat. No. Description Standard Max. Rating IP Rating
of Socket
IP Rating
of Plug
Cable Type
Argentina 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEAR10TH2A3R Angled 10A Plug IRAM 2073 10A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Australia 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEAU10TH2A3R Angled 10A Plug AS/NZS 3112 10A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Brazil 20A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEBR20TH2A3R Angled 20A Plug NBR 14136 20A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
China 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEGB10TH2A3R Angled 10A Plug GB 2099.1, GB 1002 10A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Europe 16A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEEU16TH2A3R Angled 16A Plug  IEC 60884-1 16A 250V IP 44 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
IEC 60309 16A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEIEC16TH2A3R Straight 16A
Industrial Plug
IEC 60309 16A 250V IP 44 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Italy 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEIT10TH2A3R Angled 10A Plug CEI 23-50 10A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Japan 20A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEJS20TH2A3R Straight 20A Plug METI Ordinance
Appendix 4 Section 1, Section 6 and
Appendix 10 Chapter 5 (JWDS 0033)
20A 250V IP 20 IP 67 OOCTF 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
NEMA 5-15 EV Charging Cable and Plug VEUS515TH2A3R Angled 15A Plug UL 817, CSA C22.2 No. 21 15A 125V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
South Africa 16A EV Charging Cable and Plug VESA16TH2A3R Angled 16A Plug IEC 60884-1, SANS 164-1 16A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Swiss 10A EV Charging Cable and Plug VESW10TH2A3R Angled 10A Plug SN 441011 10A 250V IP 55 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
Taiwan 15A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEUS515TH2A3R Angled 15A Plug CNS 690, CNS 15767-1 15A 125V IP 20 IP 67 EVJE 3x14mm + 3x20mm
Thailand 16A EV Charging Cable and Plug VETH16TH2A3R Angled 16A Plug TIS 166 16A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm
UK 13A EV Charging Cable and Plug VEUK13TH2A3R Angled 13A Plug BS 1363-1 13A 250V IP 20 IP 67 H07BZ5 3×2.5mm + 3×0.5mm

Applications / Markets for Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs

EV charging grid plugs are used around the world for Type 1, Type 2, and GB/T connectivity and charging. Volex grid plugs are custom manufactured to meet the safety needs and specifications of the following countries, regions and charging standards.

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Europe
  • IEC 60309
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • NEMA 5-15, 5-20, 6-15, 6-20 (All Styles up to 20A)
  • NEMA 14-50, 14-30, 6-50, TT-30, 10-30 (All Styles up to 50A)
  • South Africa
  • Swiss
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • UK

What are Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs?

EV grid plugs are used in electric vehicle charging applications to connect AC supply network using charging control box to a standard socket-outlet utilising a cable and plug.

Benefits of Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs

Volex offers world-wide EV grid cord solutions that are designed for electric vehicle charging applications:

  • Management of thermals, temperature sensing and response time accuracy
  • Lowest possible resistance at connectivity
  • Knowledge and safety navigation
  • Temperature sensing EV grid plug has ability to detect change in temperature and send a signal to the control box to prevent over-heating and can disconnect power
  • Volex EV cable designs consist of either 2 core or 3 core signal wire leads for temperature sensing interconnectivity
  • Full product level traceability in serial production
  • Custom product styling available upon request

Why Choose Volex for Mode 2 EV Charging Cables and Plugs?

Volex is a global manufacturer and supplier of EV charging grid plugs and electric vehicle grid plugs 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.

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