AC WORKS® Library — Emergency Power System

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: Can PDUs Be Used With Generators?

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PDUs can be used with generators for a couple of different jobs. As we have already mentioned, they can be used to power tools outside at a construction site. Small PDU adapters can be used on mobile generators to power smaller tools in the yard, for smaller work sites, or for flood restoration in areas where the power is out. Another time PDU adapters can be used with generators is during a power outage. 

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Powering Your Sump Pump with a Generator

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Usually, powering your sump pump is never really a problem unless something goes wrong with the pump itself. The biggest thing to worry about is power outages. How can you be prepared for a power outage?

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Download: Spring Product Sheet

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Download: Emergency Back-up Power Info Sheet

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Power is a measure of the rate at which energy flows, in electrical systems, it is measured in Watts (W).  Generators have different maximum wattages.  Transfer Switches and Inlet systems allow you to provide power to your home during an outage with the flip of a switch, turning your power from the grid to your backup system.

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