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Section 301 List 3 – Effective September 24, 2018, additional 10% tariff on power cords and power supplies.

September 18, 2018 Update: Section 301 List 3 – Effective September 24, 2018, additional 10% tariff on power cords and power supplies. All open orders produced in China will be subjected to price adjustments. MEGA will send you the new prices so that you can update your order confirmation. Dear Valued Customer, Yesterday evening, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Section 301 List 3 has been finalized after undergoing a

Frequently Asked Questions About Hospital Grade Power Cords

Where are hospital grade plugs required? Hospital grade plugs are required in any hospital-type environment in North America where the patient can come into contact with the cord, including doctor and dentist offices. There is no other global destination that requires a hospital grade plug, although clear plugs are recommended for use in Australia and New Zealand. What is the difference between standard plugs and hospital grade plugs? Both standard commercial NEMA plugs for North

South American Power Cord Guidelines

South American cords and power supplies vary based on voltage and plug patterns. Here we provide detail South American power cord guidelines for Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru, as well as a list of voltage by country.   What is the most common plug used in South America? The US NEMA plug standard is used most commonly throughout South America, except in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru. What plug is used in Argentina? Argentina adopted their

AC Locking Inlets and Locking C13 and C19 Power Cords [VIDEO]

These locking connectors and outlets are designed for critical applications to guard against accidental disconnection and are available in a variety of global plug configurations. For the U.S., the hospital grade plugs meet the UL 817 standard, adding the security needed in medical applications. Watch this Video to see the IEC Locking Mechanism in Action The Benefits of Using a Locking Power Cord Suitable for use with ANY STANDARD C14 or C20 inlet Protects appliances

Power Cords and Plugs for Asian Exports – Frequently Asked Questions

What power cord is used in the Philippines? The US plug configuration (NEMA 5/15 ) is used in the Philippines despite the fact that the Philippines operates on 220V. Is the Japanese plug the same as the US NEMA style? Yes, the plug has the same pin configuration, but Japan has their own approval agency (PSE).  In addition, the cable type is a different standard and the complete power cord must be approved by PSE. Does

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