AC WORKS® Library — Different Connectors
Posted by Christopher Hahn on
Here is the first edition of AC WORKS™ Wisdom! When trying to decide what kind of electrical adapter or electrical cable you need, it is important to understand NEMA configurations. Each male plug and female connector has a unique pin configuration and abilities. These were laid out in a chart by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. In this video, we explain each part of the NEMA configuration and what it means. To keep it simple, we start off with a household outlet and plug, and another variation you have probably seen before. In the next videos, we will continue to...
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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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