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the WRAP UP Newsletter July 2021 Issue Nineteen

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How to Reduce Voltage Drop With AC WORKS® Products

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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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100 Ways We Can Help You

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Today's post marks our 100th blog post on AC WORKS® Connectors and we want to celebrate by offering you 100 different ways we can help you.  Take a look at our list below.  

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Cord Length Matters

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Extension cords are commonly purchased power solutions in many situations.  You can use them in your home or office, on your job site, for yard work, and more.  They are used to provide power to hard to reach places or when you are moving around and need the power to follow you, like in yard work.  Are extension cords safe or not is the great debate.  They can be dangerous or a safety hazard depending on the location of the job.  Cords lying around all over the place are a tripping hazard or even cause shock.  If you are working...

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How to Power Your RV Using Adapters

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When RV season arrives, you want to be as prepared as you can for anything you might come across while out camping.  We will not speak on all things RV camping, but we can talk about RV power and how to be prepared. The first and most important part of RV power is you need to be aware of the service your RV has and have the connections to keep your power going at any place any time.  We have talked to you in the past about how to choose the perfect generator for your RV camping needs.  Today we...

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