AC WORKS™ Library — cable safety

AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Wrapping Cords

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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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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Marine Power Connections

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

SHOP RV, MARINE, AND FOOD TRUCK POWER Just like with your RV, it is important to make sure you have enough power before going out on the lake or ocean with your boat. As you boat enthusiasts may already know, there is almost always a power pedestal at the pier you keep your boat docked in. For those who don’t know about this, it is very similar to the power pedestals used in campgrounds for RVs. Shore power provides power to your vessel without the use of your engine. You can run essential vessel functions without using fuel. Many of...

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