AC WORKS™ Connector — July 2018

Locking vs Straight-blade

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Many of our customers are contractors, welders, or constructions workers and they may already know the answer to this: what exactly are locking plugs and connectors and why do they exist? For those who are just getting into the electrical business, construction, welding, or some form of DIY work, this blog post is for you. I’m sure most of the outlets you see are the typical 3-prong straight-blade household connectors such as this one.  These are typically used for very light duty “around the house” type work. It is easy to plug into and to unplug from for 15 Amp,...

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Food Truck Power

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

A summer staple is to eat food from a food truck.  Today, the food truck industry is growing more than ever and increasing in popularity from food truck rally's, festivals and even weddings.  If you are thinking about starting up a food truck, make sure you do the research it takes to power your truck.  The last thing you are going to want is for the power to go down during an event. 

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American Wire Gauge AWG

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

The American Wire Gauge (AWG), is a standard wire gauge system that has been used since 1857, mostly in North America.  It is a standard specification for the diameters of round wires used as electrical conductors.  We will answer any of your AWG questions.  If you cannot find the answers in this blog post leave us a comment or email customer service.

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Generator Maintenance

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

There are many reasons to own or use a generator; for work, play and necessity.  With so many important reasons to use a generator, maintenance and safety can be overlooked.

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