AC WORKS® Library — Clothes Dryer Outlet

AC WORKS® Flood Restoration Series: Using a Dryer Outlet to Power Your Equipment

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Often times, we tend to not think about how useful some of the outlets in our homes are. No, I’m not talking about regular household outlets. I’m talking about the outlets currently being used by your dryer. These are particularly useful in the event of your house or apartment floods. You may be thinking: how so? What makes them so special?First off, dryer outlets are usually higher up on the wall than regular household outlets. This makes them less likely to be damaged by the water, leaving them fully functional. Another nice thing about them is that they supply a...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Your Dryer Needs to be Grounded

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Grounding is the common point of return for an electrical current. It is in place as a safety measure to prevent harm to the user if there happens to be a fault. It can most easily be identified as the round shaped or U-shaped pin on plugs and outlets.

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Download: Winter Product Sheet

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

AC WORKS™ brand products for the winter months.  These products will include things like Dryer Outlet adapters, Household Power Adapters, Emergency Power Extension Cords, and Electric Vehicle Charging Adapters and Kits.

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Welder Connections

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SHOP WELDER SOLUTIONS Being a welder, contractor or a construction worker can put you in a variety of different spaces. To get the job done, you must always be connected. Having basic knowledge of the tools you’re using will help you stay connected. Most welders have a 3-prong plug that is rated for 50 Amp use. The most common is the NEMA 6-50P male plug, but another option is the NEMA 10-50P male plug. You can use high-power outlets for your welder at home. The common high-power outlets are for your electric cooking range and your clothes dryer. These are...

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User Manual: S14301030-018 Product

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If you have a new house or a home built after 1996 with a 4-prong outlet, and you are using an older dryer, which is a 3-prong dryer plug. This adapter cord will help you connect your 3-prong dryer cord to your 4-prong dryer outlet. The difference between the 3-prong and 4-prong outlet is the ground pin. For your dryer to be grounded, please follow the instructions below: 1. Unscrew one of the screws on the outside of the metal dryer case. It can be any one of them, so long as it is touching the metal dryer case. 2....

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