Understanding the Overall Rating of a Power Cord

electricity-1-1024x768When it comes to understanding the rating of a power cord, there are a handful of factors to consider directly related to the amperage and voltage of the cord. Each element of a power cord has a maximum rating as an individual component. The elements are the plug, the wire, and the connector.  The overall rating of a power cord is effectively the weakest link out of these ratings.  Here, we take our popular 2500.072 power cord as an example:

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MD&M West 2015 Preview

MDM_West_2013_4cFor our first trade show of 2015, Quail Electronics will head west to Southern California to demonstrate our top-of-the-line medical industry power products. Quail will be showcasing our industry-leading product line at the Medical Design & Manufacturers trade show exposition at the Anaheim Convention Center from February 10-12. MD&M West is hosted by MedTechWorld and is the largest OEM medical device and manufacturing event in the world. The event features over 2,000 exhibiting suppliers demonstrating leading edge technology in the medical field. This tradeshow offers a variety of informative expert insight, hands-on workshops, as well as networking events.

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CES 2015 Roundup

international-ces-2015-las-vegasAs the new year begins, it’s also time to roll out the fancy new gadgets. The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) roared through Las Vegas last week.  The weeklong showcases over 3,600 exhibitors and attracts over 160,000 attendees. Previous CES events have included high-profile introductions such as the world’s first VCR, camcorder, DVD player, household robots, and most recently, 3D printers and 4k televisions.

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