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Why locking power cables are important

Published by Lee Kelly on 17 February 2020

Locking power cables are a great option for a range of different industries and can prevent and even eliminate costly downtime from human error, vibrations, and accidental disconnections during any maintenance. Power locking cables are an easy to implement and cost-effective method to reduce the risk of power outages due to human error. Locking cables are essential for effective connectivity and continuity.

Locking power cables are ideal for use in the following industries and applications:

  • Medical
  • Networking
  • Data centres
  • It and telecommunications
  • Storage
  • Industrial equipment
  • Communications and broadcasting
  • Laboratories

Critical Power Supplies - IEC C13 to C14 Locking cable


Features of locking cables include:

  • Cable colour options
  • Variety of lengths available
  • No hardware or screws required
  • No special inlet needed
  • No tools involved
  • Universal fit with any C14 or C20 inlet
  • UL, C-UL, and TUV approved

There is a wide variety of benefits from using Locking cables and these include.

Prevent Costly Downtime
Eliminate the risk of accidental disconnects, reducing operational costs.

Easily Identify Power Feeds with coloured cables
Easily identify redundant power feeds to ensure uptime.

Map Your Power Chain
Color coordinate PDUs and power cords within the power chain to avoid issues and simply maintenance actions.

Faster Troubleshooting
Easier identification of power feeds speeds troubleshooting and aids product rollout.

Colours
Colours can be used to co-ordinate with the PDU so all cables/PDU on the left Orange and all cables/PDU on the right Blue.

Using locking power cables means that you can take relax easy that nobody is going to accidentally unplug or knock out your cables from critical IT equipment or devices. So why risk the possibility of costing your company thousands in unnecessary downtime?


If you are in need of any power cables or accessories then contact our team here and let us help you find the best product for your needs.