AC WORKS® Connector

Clearing Up The Confusion Behind Plug & Outlet Directions

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

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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Level Three EV Charging

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Level 3 electric vehicle charging is referred to as DCFC or fast-charging stations.  This type of charging is done mostly in public locations and is the quickest form of charging your electric vehicle you will find.

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Level Two Electric Vehicle Charging

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Level Two EV Charging is 240 Volt 15 Amps, 30 Amps, or 50 Amps. Level Two charging can be done with many different types of outlets in your home, warehouse, business, or other commercial building.  It is the mid-range of charging for electric vehicles.  The different outlets you may already have in your home for level two EV charging are your dryer outlet and your electric range outlet.  Level two charging can offer ranges of over 60 miles of per hour of charging, depending on variables.  Level two charging is also using household electricity but in higher doses.  You can...

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