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Measuring Power Cords and Cord Sets

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Interpower measures its cord sets from the face of the connector to the face of the plug, not including the pins. Interpower uses this method for all cord sets.

When using a hooded male plug, the measurement will be from the edge of the hood.

Interpower measures its power cords from the face of the connector or plug, not including pins, to the end of the cable. Interpower uses this method for all power cords.

Interpower Standard Tolerances

Length Standard Tolerance
0–2.99 ft. (0–913mm) +/- 1 in. (25mm)
3–5.99 ft. (914–1827mm) +/- 2 in. (51mm)
6–11.99 ft. (1828–3656mm) +/- 3 in. (76mm)
12–19.99 ft. (3657–6095mm) +/- 4 in (102mm)
20–49.9 ft. (6096–15210 mm) +/- 6 in (152mm)
50+ (15240+ mm) +/- 12 in (305mm)