AC WORKS® Connector — AC WORKS Brand Product Safety

New Protective Power Products Using a 50 Amp Power Source - SS2CB520 and SS2CBF520

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

AC WORKS® has brought you two new protective power adapters.  The power source for these adapters is a 50 Amp outlet.  The concern about this by many of our customers is that the outlet will carry too much power to their equipment causing it to burn out.  The solution we came up with is the addition of the 20 Amp breaker.  The breaker helps to reduce people's concerns about a power overload to their equipment by only allowing the necessary 20 Amps of power through the adapter.    We have two adapters to offer our customers.  The SS2CB520, which is...

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How to Reduce Voltage Drop With AC WORKS® Products

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

When you are using equipment with a long extension cord, usually 50ft or longer, the voltage rating can drop since the electricity has a longer than the normal distance to travel. It’s usually not significant with lower wattage or lighter duty appliances, but it is much more noticeable with heavier-duty equipment. To help reduce voltage drop, we created a heavy-duty cable with 12 gauge wire that is normally used with 20 amps and a super duty cable with 10 gauge wire that is normally used with 30 amps. The connections are still just for regular household usage, so the most...

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The Warning Tag Explained

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

When you purchase one of our flexible adapters or extension cords, you will notice a warning tag that is zip-tied onto the cable itself. What is it there for? Should you be worried about it?

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