AC WORKS® Library — Extension Cord

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

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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

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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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AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Pick Your Emergency Power System

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In this video, we will answer all of these questions. We help you decide which generator connections and inlet connections you need, as well as some adapters you may need. An emergency power system should not be rushed and thrown together. If you have any questions about what you may need for yours, please contact us! We have all of your power solution needs.

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