AC WORKS® Library — 2019

AC WORKS® Wisdom: How Long Do Breakers Take To Trip?

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There is one thing most people get wrong about circuit breakers, and that is the time and current it takes to be tripped. How long does it take to trip? What change in current needs to take place in order for it to trip?In this video, we will take a look at a chart that breaks down the time and current needed to trip a breaker. With this information, you will be able to determine if your workload will trip a breaker and how quickly it will be tripped. If you have any further questions about circuit breakers, feel free...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Can PDUs Be Used With Generators?

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PDUs can be used with generators for a couple of different jobs. As we have already mentioned, they can be used to power tools outside at a construction site. Small PDU adapters can be used on mobile generators to power smaller tools in the yard, for smaller work sites, or for flood restoration in areas where the power is out. Another time PDU adapters can be used with generators is during a power outage. 

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How Can PDUs Help Contractors?

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Contractors can use PDUs for all sorts of different things. They can use them for flood restoration, power tools, mold remediation, or bed bug treatments. There are many AC WORKS® brand adapter that can be used inside a home or apartment for any of these jobs. Check out this video to find out how they work and how to properly use them. If you have any further questions about power connection solutions, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us through a phone call, text, or email. Like, comment, and subscribe to see more videos just like this one....

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: What is a PDU?

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While looking at some of our products, you may notice three letters in part of the description: PDU. What does this mean? What do these letters stand for?PDU stands for “Power Distribution Unit.” A simple way to think about it is a device that is plugged into one outlet that creates multiple more outlets. This way, you can distribute power from one source to many different applications. A power strip in your home or office is a PDU you are all most likely familiar with. Tune in the coming weeks for a more in-depth look at different applications for PDUs....

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: RV Kits - Power Your RV Under Any Circumstance

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As we have discussed before, RVs typically come in two different amperage ratings: 30 Amps and 50 Amps. It is pretty easy to identify which is which. But, it may not be as easy to identify the power source you will be using. Campgrounds, parks, power at home, or available generators might all have different connections. A campground’s website may not be able to tell you the connections available or a park may not even have a power source, forcing you to borrow a neighbor’s generator that you are unfamiliar with. You may also want to power very select appliances...

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