AC WORKS® Library — Assembly

AC WORKS® Wisdom: DIY Wiring Devices

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Finding and using DIY products can sometimes be more cost effective than buying pre-made products from a store. It can also be more fulfilling knowing you have constructed something with your own two hands. There can be a lot of different DIY products out there, so we are going to help narrow things down. 

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User Manual: 20 or 30 Ampere Locking Plugs and Connectors

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

1. CABLE: Provide a cable of applicable ampacity, service and temperature rating suitable for the conditions of use and location. The plugs and connectors are designed for use with 3, 4 or 5 conductor cables with a diameter from .375’’ to 1.56” (12/3 SJ through 8/5 S). 2. CORD CLAMP PREP: Gray colored cord clamp inserts preinstalled for use with .550” to .875” cable diameter. If you need other sizes, please contact us. 3. CABLE PREP: Remove out jacket 2” and strip each individual conductor 5/8” as shown in Figure 1 Below. Make sure the wire is clean and bright...

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User Manual: 15, 20 and 30 Amp Straight-Blade or Locking Inlet

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

1. CABLE: Provide a cable of applicable ampacity, service and temperature rating suitable for the conditions of use and location. The plugs and connectors are designed for use with 3, 4, or 5 conductor cables with a diameter from .375’’ to 1.156’’ (12/3 SJ through 8/5 S). 2. CORD CLAMP PREP: Gray colored cord clamp inserts preinstalled for use with .550’’ to .875’’ cable diameter. For other sizes: A. Loosen and remove the cord clamp assembly from the housing. B. Remove the gray colored cord clamps from the cord clamp assembly. C. Replace with an appropriately supplied cord clamp insert:...

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User Manual: 30 Amp Inlet Box

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IMPORTANT! Installation of your AC WORKS™ brand temporary power inlet box and associated wiring must be performed by a licensed electrician in compliance with all applicable codes. Mount the temporary power inlet box in a suitable location using the holes provided in your AC WORKS™ brand inlet box packaging. All wiring methods and materials must conform to NEMA practices. Route the conduit or cable through one of the provided knockouts in the inlet box. Route the cable or conduit to the junction box. All conductors are to be at least 10 AWG but not exceeding 8 AWG.  Include a ground wire...

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