There is a big push in the data center industry to address the major
problem of Independent Electrical Contractor (IEC) plugs coming loose
on equipment & power strips.
Have you been experiencing this issue due to appliance vibration or
accidental disconnects when maintenance and cabling work is performed
in your racks?
A range of
solutions is available to avoid unnecessary data center downtime by
deploying IEC Secure Power Connections and/or Locking Power
Connectors. PTS currently provides five (5) solutions for the market.
Final recommendations are typically based upon requirements and
Solutions recommended by PTS include:
Lock - Suitable for use with any standard IEC inlet; a
button slides to engage a pin that drops down on the ground plug; UL
C14 Grip Secure Insert - Excellent choice for
use on the PDU side of the IEC secure power connection; inexpensive,
but not yet UL approved
V-Lock Power Cord - Latches into the
notched inlet or outlet to prevent accidental disconnect; yellow
catch mechanism is easily released; UL approved
ETO Outlets - Used on PDU side of the IEC
secure network connection; no proprietary cables required; UL
Cord Retention Clips - Suitable at both the
and equipment side; no proprietary cables required; several
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