Posted on 8/3/20 4:02 PM
You have a cord connected to a power source on one end and a machine on the other. The good news is that you have power and the machine is working. The bad news is that you have just started using the machine without calculating for voltage drop as the cord length is 65 feet—for long cord assemblies (50 feet or more) it’s important to calculate voltage drop due to potential safety risks.
Posted on 6/8/20 3:00 PM
Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL) 94 Standard for Safety Tests for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances defines acceptable flammability ratings of plastic materials for parts in devices and appliances in North America. The First Edition of UL 94 appeared in September of 1972. And on September 16, 1988, the Department of Defense (DoD) adopted UL 94. Since then, there have been several updated editions of UL 94.
Posted on 3/30/20 3:25 PM
Posted on 10/22/19 8:04 AM
User safety is a huge benefit of incorporating a Ground-Fault Circuit-Interrupter (GFCI) into an electrical product, such as a socket.
Posted on 8/26/19 8:06 AM
The configurations on NEMA plugs and sockets are designed to assist in keeping electrical connections safe.