AC WORKS® Connector — Electric Vehicle Charging

Issue Twenty-One of the WRAP UP Newsletter September 2021

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Level Two Charging Complications for Chevy EV's

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Chevy owners have reached out to us saying the portable charger lists it is able to go up to 240 volts and try to purchase our adapters to do so. There are 240-volt outlets around the house, and we do have adapters to fit them, but it still won't work. Let’s use AD1430520 as an example. Again, the portable cable has a household plug, which fits into the connector end of this adapter, but it will only operate at 120 volts. The connector end of this adapter is wired to function as a regular household outlet at 120 volts.

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The Importance of Unraveling Cords

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Last week, we discussed the importance of the warning tag you see on all of our extension cords and flexible adapters. There is one tip about unraveling cords while in use to prevent them from over-heating. Is this necessary? Even with small household items or household extension cords?

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Level Two Electric Vehicle Charging

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Level Two EV Charging is 240 Volt 15 Amps, 30 Amps, or 50 Amps. Level Two charging can be done with many different types of outlets in your home, warehouse, business, or other commercial building.  It is the mid-range of charging for electric vehicles.  The different outlets you may already have in your home for level two EV charging are your dryer outlet and your electric range outlet.  Level two charging can offer ranges of over 60 miles of per hour of charging, depending on variables.  Level two charging is also using household electricity but in higher doses.  You can...

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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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