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Can I use the SJOOW Portable Sovereign Cord for outdoor uses?
Yes, you can use the cord for outdoor uses as seen by the “W” in the “SJOOW” which stands for weather or water resistance. It is only when there is no “W” in the cord that you are advised to use it for indoor purposes. You can use the cord for any kind of temporary power equipment.
Can I use the cord for 600v applications?
No, you cannot use as it is a “junior service cord” as indicated by the “J” and can be used only for 300V applications. It is specially designed for all kinds of heavy-duty applications for all types of portable tools, motors and equipments. However, check the voltage before you plug in the cord.
Is SJOOW Portable Sovereign Cord flame retardant or flame resistant?
The cord is flame retardant and will not spread the fireas per IEC 60332 test. In case of a fire, it is best to put out the fire first rather than trying to tackle the cord, as the fire in the cord will go out immediately once the fire is extinguished.
Is the SJOOW Portable Sovereign Cord resistant to acids?
The cord is made of EPDM insulation and CPE jacket which makes it very sturdy and resistant to a lot of harsh factors. The cord will continue working under extreme conditions when there is a need for a temporary power supply. Here is a list of elements that the cord has resistance to –
What makes the SJOOW cord meet the UL 62 standard?
The cord meets the UL 62 standard for flexible cords and is made of materials that are compatible with each other in the cord. So styrenic TPE materials are not used when there could be direct contact with PVC or else the manufacturer makes use of separators to avoid direct contact. You will also find a grounding conductor when the other conductors are equal or bigger than 18AWG.
Are there cords made for different purposes and it is mandatory to select the right kind?
It is very difficult for an amateur to buy cords of any kind because quite simply, they all look alike. However, even if you were to blindly select a cord, chances are that it will still be compatible for the type of application you have in mind because most cords are made to cover a broad range of applications. There are cords that are designed with certain specifications, and that is why it is important to identify the right kind while buying a cord.