Stray Welding Current Damage to Power Cords

– The following test demonstrates the results of the types of damages that will occur in a standard welding machine’s primary power cord if it is subject to an over-current event due to stray welding currents. The cord under test is an AWG gauge #10 with 4 conductors and type SOOW insulation. This cord is […]

How to make a “super” extension cord (aka power distribution box)

Hi Makers, Builders and Do-It-Yourselfers. Harley here. My wife has this pile of miscellaneous chargers and wall warts and things that need to be plugged in and she only has one outlet. It’s kind of a mess to be changing things back and forth. It’s a messy pile; she doesn’t know what to do with […]