AC WORKS® Library — Customer Service

AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why You Should Uncoil Extension Cords

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

There is one tip on your warning tags about unraveling cords while in use to prevent them from over-heating. While this tip may get overlooked, it is necessary to always follow it. From simple household extension cords to heavy-duty industrial cords, piled up cords can be dangerous!

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: What's On The Warning Tag

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When you purchase one of our flexible adapters or extension cords, you will notice a warning tag that is zip-tied onto the cable itself. What is it there for? Should you be worried about it?

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Are Male & Female NEMA Configurations Flipped

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

When looking at our AC WORKS® brand extension cords and adapters, you may think that the plug or connectors may not match up with yours. You look directly at your plug or connector, but the corresponding NEMA configuration on the adapter or cord you are looking to purchase is flipped. Why is that?

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Generators Need Locking Outlets

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

When purchasing a generator, you may notice that some of the outlets look completely different than the others. The outlet will be circular with 3 or 4 curved terminals outlining the edge of the outlet. What are they? Why do generators specifically need them?In this video, you will learn about the different reasons locking outlets are necessary for generators. We will go over their various benefits and different locations they can be used in. If you need help identifying which locking outlet you have on your generator or need to adapt a locking outlet for something else, please give us...

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AC WORKS® PRODUCT RELEASE: Flexible Adapters With Built-In 20 Amp Circuit Breakers

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

This video explains how the circuit breaker works, and which configurations these adapters come with.

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