IEC 62196-2 EV Charging

IEC 62196-2 EV Charging

The IEC 62196 standard (European Electrotechnical Commission's conductive charging interface standard for electric vehicles) has a variety of EV charging systems, which clearly specifies various plug, type 2 EV charging socket, and connector products used in the household, EVSE and EV end entrance. IEC 62196-2:2016 applies to plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors, and vehicle inlets with pins and contact-tubes of standardized configurations, herein referred to as accessories.


It can meet the requirements of AC charging-conductive charging connection of electric vehicles with a rated voltage not more than 480v, 50-60Hz, three-phase not more than 63A and single-phase not more than 70A. The standard products can be compatible in Europe, which greatly facilitates users and equipment manufacturers, and also reduces the waste of energy.

IEC 62196-2 EV Charging Product List

IEC 62196-2 EV Charging-FAQs

  • Do IEC Chargers Come In Other Colors?

    AG ELECTRICAL Can customize a variety range of colors as long as we get your RAL code. Currently available colors in stock are  Black + Orange, Black + Blue, Black + Green, Black + Grey, and White+Grey).

  • What is TPU Cable?

    TPU cable material is named as thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer rubber, and it is the best material in the market right now due to its advanced characteristics. Most important of all, it is in line with the latest requirements of the EU IEC standards. The TPU material applied for AG EV Charging cable is from world top supplier and it is RoHS and REACH certified. This kind of cable is thinner (smaller outside diameter), longer service life, and low temperature resistance.

  • What are the Differences between AG ELECTRICAL IEC TYPE 2 Connectors and Other Brands? What are the Advantages?

    AG ELECTRICAL IEC TYPE 2 Connectors has the following advantages:

    1. Stylish design with better Identification language

    2. Free customize color to meet the needs of different customer groups

    3. Special internal waterproofing treatment, protection level up to IP55 (working condition). IEC requirement is IP44.

    4. TPU material cable (Self Produced Cable with decades experience), and everything can be changed and customized per to your request.

    5. We support OEM with your own brands products.


  • What is the Function of Actuator Locking Device in the TYPE 2 SOCKET?

    Motor actuator is much more reliable than Solenoid Lock especially when it is very cold. The basic function of it is anti-theft, safe and reliable.

  • Is the IEC EV Charging Products from AG ELECTRICAL Safe for Users?

    We have delivered thousands of products into the EU market, and the feedback is pretty good with our competitive price and reliable quality. There are ZERO safety issues so far for AG ELECTRICAL IEC 62196 standard charging products. Most important of all, “Customer First” is the core value of AG ELECTRICAL, and we provide service with AG FAST RESPONSE, AG FLEXIBILITY, and AG RELIABILITY.


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