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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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The Little Green Wire

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So, you purchased an adapter from AC WORKS® and it comes with a little green wire, what on earth should you do with that green wire

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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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Why Grounding Your Dryer is Important

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Did you know some dryer plugs are 3-prong and others are 4-prong?  Have you wondered why this is or have you had trouble connecting your dryer to your home electrical dryer outlet because they don’t match? The old style of 3-prong dryer cords did not include a ground wire.  Changes in the National Electrical Code now require dryers to be wired with a ground wire.  This means the cords now have 4-prong plugs.  There are some cases where you cannot plug your dryer into your receptacle.  This is because you may have an old dryer and a new construction home...

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