https://www.youtube.com/c/ElectromagneticVideos/videos

https://tinyurl.com/WS-OverloadExtCord

https://tinyurl.com/WS-NAmericanWallWiring

https://tinyurl.com/WS-14-2standalone

https://tinyurl.com/WS-ConnctorsDestruction

Peter’s “Electromagnetic Videos” collection includes an entertaining set of videos experimenting with common North American household electrical wiring, devices, and extension cords by testing them to destruction using an arc welder to produce high currents at lower (bare-hands handling) voltages. This presents a fascinating exploration of household electrical safety and failures; for instance, a video destroying common indoor extension cords shows what to look (and smell) for when thermoplastic extension cords, lamp cords, plugs, and receptacles melt, often producing large amounts of toxic gases as well as igniting local materials. Peter’s North American standard wall construction wiring mockup shows standard 14/2 (aka Romex) household electrical cable run through studs subjected to overcurrents—failing where insulated by running through wooden studs and by fiberglass. In another video, he runs a test to destruction of a piece of uninstalled 14/2 Romex. He also runs a test to destruction...

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