Low price 20 amp 125 volt twist lock receptacle utilize a twisting method with a plug to establish a connection, helping you avoid the danger of loose plugs.
Tips: What are the advantages of locking receptacle?
Locking receptacle are beneficial in environments where electrical equipment is essential to operation, semi-permanent and should not be removed easily. This should not be used as a solution to prevent traffic interruptions. Others may continue to trip over the cord, which can damage the cord and create stress. This exposes wires and creates an electrical hazard. If wires are a trip hazard, they should be rewired or secured to the ground to prevent this from happening.
If a weatherproof twist lock receptacle is chosen, it can be useful when the container is exposed to elements. It prevents water from entering the connection and causing a power surge. Locking receptacle form tight connections and seals. The plug will not come loose, exposing the pins and socket holes.