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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Wrapping Cords

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

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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