Safety

  • What is the difference between a GFCI Receptacle & a GFI Outlet?

    One of the most common misconceptions in the electrical world is the difference between a GFCI receptacle and a GFI outlet. There is actually no difference at all.A common conversation when discussing receptacles may be referring to a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) as simply a ground fau...
  • Can I wire my GFCI outlets in series with another GFCI?

    Check out the drawing below. In it, we can see how the outlets are to be wired. Let's call the first outlet the "Parent" and the second the "Child". If the Parent outlet GFCI trips, it will cut power to the Child. Therefore it's important to know where the Parent outlet is located so that it can ...
  • Docking Drawer Electrical Certifications

    Docking Drawer Electrical CertificationsDid you know all of our Docking Drawer outlets are engineered for use inside your drawer? This means that our outlets have been rigorously tested against the relevant safety standards for whatever country they're approved for sale in. Curious as to where Do...
  • Electrical Certifications: What you Need to Know

    At Docking Drawer we're proud to be the market leader of in-drawer electrical outlets. Offering a full array of solutions, we are committed to charging and powering today's connected lifestyle with innovative solutions. Best of all, every outlet is electrically certified by a Nationally Recognize...
  • Do I Need to Vent the Drawer Where my In-Drawer Outlet is Located?

    Do I Need To Vent The Drawer Where My In-Drawer Outlet Is Located To Prevent Heat Build Up Or Overheating?Heat build up can be an issue in tightly sealed environments such as the case with an oven. Cabinets on the other hand are not sealed so there is a volume of air in cabinets as well as air in...
  • Docking Drawer In-Drawer Outlets are ADA Compliant when Installed Correctly

    Docking Drawer In-Drawer Outlets are ADA Compliant when Installed CorrectlyDid you know that Docking Drawer in-drawer electrical outlets are ADA Compliant? We get asked this question a lot, especially from our customers who develop and build apartments, condos, high-density housing projects and r...
  • Do Docking Drawer Outlets Comply with Building Codes?

    Do Docking Drawer Outlets Comply with Building Codes?Q: Do Docking Drawers outlets comply with US building codes?A: In a word: YES. Docking Drawer outlets are tested by Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs) which are independent laboratories recognized by the Occupational Safety and ...
  • Electrical Cord Management and Cycle Testing Helps Ensure In-Drawer Outlet Safety

    Electrical Cord Management and Cycle Testing Helps Ensure In-Drawer Outlet SafetyDocking Drawer: Smart. Simple. Safe. We take these words seriously. Not only are Docking Drawer outlets designed with these words in mind, they're also tested well above national and international safety standards. S...
  • Our Commitment to Product Safety

    Docking Drawer is the market leader of in-drawer electrical outlets. Offering a full array of ETL, CSA, CE, and RCM Listed solutions, Docking Drawer is committed to charging and powering today’s connected lifestyle with innovative solutions. Our patented and simple-to-specify outlets offer a reli...