AC WORKS™ Connector — Technical

End of the Year Sales Event

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Can you believe 2018 is almost history?  A lot has happened this year within our company and within our consumers lives.  We want to celebrate all that this year has brought us, with a two-week long sale.  You read that right.  Two whole weeks of savings!

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Adding a Threaded Ring to Your Power Connection Adapters

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Recently, our customers have reached out to us about inlet boxes and transfer switches. Their main concern is our adapters fitting into them. All of our adapters do fit into all inlet boxes, but we do get a lot of question about one thing; the threaded ring on our transfer switch adapters. There is a wide variety of inlet box makes and models out there. Some do come with a threaded base, while others do not. Do you need to have a threaded ring on your adapter? No, not necessarily. It is only there for extra security, but since most...

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Medical and Hospital Grade Power Supply Requirements

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

AC Connectors carries medical and hospital grade power-supply products that are compatible with North American standards and requirements.  Molded-on Plugs and Connectors follow UL 817 and CSA C22.2 requirements for NEMA 5-15, NEMA 5-20, NEMA 6-15 and NEMA 6-20.  Medical and Hospital grade power connections have special standards that are required by UL and thoroughly tested prior to use.  Special standards/requirements must be met for a power connection product to be called medical or hospital grade.  Both medical and hospital grades have differences but exceed the manufacturing of household or residential power supplies.  These products have nickel-plated pins and terminals,...

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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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