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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Most Common Generator Outlets

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

There are many different types of generators for many different purposes. The most common generator being used by our customers is a portable generator. Our customers use this type of generator for food trucks, RVs, and emergency power. After going out to local stores to see what is on the market, we discovered there are 4 most common outlets: A NEMA 5-15 or NEMA 5-20 for household plugs, a NEMA L5-30 for 30 Amp service at 120 Volts, and a NEMA L14-30 for 30 amp service at 120/240 Volts. Another outlet gaining popularity for campers is the NEMA TT-30. Watch...

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Wrapping Cords

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

We’re sure that your home or workplace has dozens, if not hundreds of electrical or data cables. Keeping them coiled up and organized not only looks nice, but it helps the overall longevity of the cable. The first thing to remember is that cables have a natural coil for them. If you fight them and twist them opposite of their coil, you could also end up twisting the copper wiring, too. After a long period of doing it incorrectly, you could also end up fraying the cable which can be dangerous. A frayed cable means the cable is cut or...

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