Mark Extension Cords with Right Amperage to Protect Your Power Tools
posted on December 1, 2011 by Woodworker's Journal
A power cord labeled with its amperage to prevent an overheated motor Mark your power cords so you remember what amperage it carries.

Recently, I learned the hard way that the extension cord you use for a tool must be capable of supplying the maximum amperage the tool requires (as indicated on the motor label). I overheated the tool motor because my cord was too long for the necessary amperage. Since this information isn’t stamped on the cord, I now write the cord length and amp rating near both plugs of my new cords with a marker. I’ll never ruin another power tool again.

posted on December 1, 2011 by Woodworker's Journal
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