AC WORKS® Library — AC WORKS Wisdom Series

AC WORKS® Wisdom: What's the Difference Between NEMA 6-50 and NEMA TT-30?

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

In the world of electrical connections, there are quite a few plugs and outlets that look very similar to each other. In the past, we have discussed differences in locking plugs and outlets most often associated with generators, and the differences with the outlet and plugs you can find in your home. There is another set that looks a little similar but serves very different purposes.

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

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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.

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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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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. 

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: What is a PDU?

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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

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