AC WORKS™ Library — nickel-plated pins and terminals

AC WORKS Wisdom: Nickel-Plated Pins & Terminals

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When reading our product descriptions, you may notice a feature called “nickel-plated pins and terminals.” You may be asking yourself, what does this mean? Or how does this affect the performance and quality of the adapter I am going to purchase?Plating the pins and terminals with nickel is just another way we make our products heavy-duty. The nickel helps prevent corrosion, whereas copper, which is the standard in plugs and wires, corrodes a little more quickly.Nickel is tougher when it comes to withstanding the elements. It’s doesn’t get scratched as easily and takes longer to corrode. Therefore we nickel plate...

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Marine Power Connections

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SHOP RV, MARINE, AND FOOD TRUCK POWER Just like with your RV, it is important to make sure you have enough power before going out on the lake or ocean with your boat. As you boat enthusiasts may already know, there is almost always a power pedestal at the pier you keep your boat docked in. For those who don’t know about this, it is very similar to the power pedestals used in campgrounds for RVs. Shore power provides power to your vessel without the use of your engine. You can run essential vessel functions without using fuel. Many of...

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