AC WORKS™ Library — Safety

AC WORKS™ Wisdom: How to Power your Tanning Bed

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Tanning beds are becoming more popular in homes, salons, spas, and even gyms. If you are looking to get one for yourself or for your business, you may be asking yourself: what are the proper electrical connections needed?  We can help.

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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: The Dangers of Double Male Ended Cords

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

The dangers of double male ended cords are very real. Often times, we hear from our customers about using a cord which has two male plug sides. At first, this may sound like a quick and easy solution, but it is a rather dangerous option. When you plug in such a cord, there will be electricity flowing to the exposed plug. There can be electrical arcing which is incredibly dangerous to any living thing. If this is touched, you can get shocked! If it is touched by something else, it could potentially start a fire. Even if you are the...

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Download: Winter Product Sheet

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

AC WORKS™ brand products for the winter months.  These products will include things like Dryer Outlet adapters, Household Power Adapters, Emergency Power Extension Cords, and Electric Vehicle Charging Adapters and Kits.

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: AWG

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

For all of our power cords for sale, you will see a number followed by the letters “AWG.” You’re probably wondering, what does this mean?AWG stands for The American Wire Gauge. This is a standard wire gauge system based in the United States, while Canada uses the International Standard. It is a standard specification for the diameters of wires used in power cords.We offer a handy chart to help you pick out the correct gauge wire for your projects. This can be found on our website.Please check out our website to read informative blogs about similar topics, and to see...

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