AC WORKS® Library — why copper prongs
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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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