AC WORKS® Connector — Fire Safety

What are the Differences Between Surge Protectors and Circuit Breakers?

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There can be a wide variety of protective technology built into an electrical appliance, but the two most common are surge protectors and circuit breakers. So what is the difference between the two? Surge protectors protect your electrical appliances from voltage spikes. A voltage spike is when a cord or appliance exceeds the voltage it is rated for, resulting in permanent damage to your appliance. The most common places you will see these installed are power strips like our PSROT-072. Usually, you will have computers, TVs, entertainment systems, and office equipment plugged into one of these. The most common cause...

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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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Keep your Puppy Safe in your Home or RV

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We want to discuss the wide range of electrical hazards to watch for before you bring your new puppy into your house. Just like a child, puppies will require constant supervision. There are many dangers in your home to be aware of. It is important to know about these dangers and how to avoid them.

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

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When hanging lights outside your home make sure you follow some of the same tips from last week’s Holiday Lighting Safety article and in addition to those you need to be sure any extension cords you are using are indoor/outdoor cords.

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Welder Safety

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Welding is the method of joining metals together.  Heat and pressure are used to fuse the metals together.  Welding has its list of hazards including fire, metal splatter, electric shock, explosion, harmful gases, radiation and more. 

 

 

 

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