AC WORKS® Connector — Technical

GFCI and Other Protected Outlets

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

You may have seen strange-looking outlets or plugs with "Reset" or "Test" buttons built-in. What are they for? What makes them different from a regular outlet or plug?

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The Importance of Unraveling Cords

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Last week, we discussed the importance of the warning tag you see on all of our extension cords and flexible adapters. There is one tip about unraveling cords while in use to prevent them from over-heating. Is this necessary? Even with small household items or household extension cords?

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Clearing Up The Confusion Behind Plug & Outlet Directions

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When looking at our AC WORKS® brand extension cords and adapters, you may think that the plug or connectors may not match up with yours. You look directly at your plug or connector, but the corresponding NEMA configuration on the adapter or cord you are looking to purchase is flipped. Why is that?

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Why Generators Have Locking Outlets

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

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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