Electrical

How to wire a plug

Unscrew and open the plug.


Note the three terminals, a fuse in a holder and a clamp for securing the flex.


The modern plugs show a template indicating the length of sheath and conductor to be trimmed. Otherwise, measure the lengths as you proceed.


Using a pair of side cutters carefully cut off the outer sheath of the end of the flex.


Peel it back and remove the excess with the side cutters.


Place the sheathed part of the flex next to the clamp and then separate the three conductors.


Mark the requ