AC WORKS® Library — Extension Cord

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®: What is Voltage Drop?

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

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® Flood Restoration Series: Using a Range Outlet for Your Equipment

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

A commonly overlooked outlet is the electric cooking range outlet. This outlet can provide up to 50 Amps, and with its two hot wires, it provides 250 Volts. 

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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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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Staying Connected with Emergency Power Kits

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Having an emergency power system can be crucial to your home depending on where you live. After doing some research, you may find it hard to get all the necessary equipment you need in one place. Wouldn't it be helpful if there were a kit dedicated to emergency power systems?

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