The single phase 240V braided extension leads offer superior safety, compared to standard leads. Powersafe Products have manufactured a range of plugs and sockets specifically for braided cable, rated to IP66 and designed for Australian work sites. Available in 10amp or 15amp in various lengths.
What is earth screened (braided)?
An additional tinned copper braid around the cable covered by a UV stabilised outer sheath. This braid is connected to the earth pin at the plug & socket, allowing the electricity to flow to the earth path tripping the RCD, avoiding harm to personnel or equipment.