AC WORKS® Connector — Generator Power

Why Generators Have Locking Outlets

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Have you noticed that most high-power generator receptacles (outlets) are the locking style?  There are reasons for this type of outlet is commonly installed into generators. 

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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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Differences Between NEMA 6-50 and NEMA TT-30

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

In the world of electrical connections, there are quite a few plugs and outlets that look very similar to each other.  In the past, we have discussed differences in locking plugs and outlets most often associated with generators, and the differences with the outlet and plugs you can find in your home. There is another set that looks a little similar but serves very different purposes. This set is the NEMA 6-50 and NEMA TT-30. The confusion usually starts because of the number of prongs each has and the way they are set up. As you can see, they both...

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Power Distribution for Generators

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Sometimes you need to power multiple items and you don't have any power at all.  There may be an outage, you may be camping, or on a job site.  Whatever your reason for using a generator to power your items, we have a PDU adapter to help you get the most of your power in one space.

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