AC WORKS® Library — Electrical Safety

AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Ground Your Adapted 4-Prong Dryer

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In the past, we have talked a lot about the different dryer connections and how you can adapt them to fit your needs. We have also discussed how important it is to ground any dryer connection you may have. When you do purchase an AC WORKS® brand dryer adapter, you will notice it comes with a green cord. What is it for?

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AC WORKS®: What is Voltage Drop?

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When shopping for AC WORKS® brand extension cords, you may notice the majority of them stay within a 50ft or less range. This is to avoid something that all power cords experience, called “voltage drop.” What is voltage drop?

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Power Swimming Pool Pumps

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Now that Summer is finally upon us and temperatures are heating up, you may be preparing your swimming pool or even considering getting a new pool installed. So what sort of electrical connections are involved?There are basically two different setups to know about: one for in-ground pools and one for above ground pools. This video will cover the differences between the two and how to be prepared for hooking up either one. If you have any further questions about power connection solutions, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask us through a phone call, text, or email. Like, comment,...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How Long Do Breakers Take To Trip?

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In this video, we will take a look at a chart that breaks down the time and current needed to trip a breaker. With this information, you will be able to determine if your workload will trip a breaker and how quickly it will be tripped.

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: RV Kits - Power Your RV Under Any Circumstance

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A campground’s website may not be able to tell you the connections available or a park may not even have a power source, forcing you to borrow a neighbor’s generator that you are unfamiliar with. You may also want to power very select appliances in your RV while at home. So how can you be prepared for any of these scenarios?

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