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NEMA Announced Publication of 3 motor and generator standards.

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March 19, 2014 - As part of its MG (motor and generator) series, NEMA published NEMA MG 2-2014, Safety Standard for Construction and Guide for Selection, Installation and Use of Electric Motors and Generators; NEMA MG 3-1974 (R1995, R2000, R2006, R2012), Sound Level Prediction for Installed Rotating Electrical Machines; and NEMA MG 10-2013, Energy Management Guide for Selection and Use of Fixed Frequency Medium AC Squirrel-Cage Polyphase Induction Motors.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

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Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes Motors and Generators Standards

Press release date: March 12, 2014

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published three standards in its MG series: NEMA MG 2-2014 Safety Standard for Construction and Guide for Selection, Installation and Use of Electric Motors and Generators; NEMA MG 3-1974 (R1995, R2000, R2006, R2012) Sound Level Prediction for Installed Rotating Electrical Machines; and NEMA MG 10-2013 Energy Management Guide for Selection and Use of Fixed Frequency Medium AC Squirrel-Cage Polyphase Induction Motors.

NEMA MG 2-2014 gives recommendations for the selection, installation, and use of rotating electric machines as it applies to the practical safeguarding of persons and property. It may be downloaded at no cost or purchased in hardcopy for $91 on the NEMA website.

NEMA MG 3-1974 (R1995, R2000, R2006, R2012) delivers a method for estimating sound pressure levels of installed rotating electrical machines. It may be downloaded at no cost or purchased in hardcopy for $54 on the NEMA website.

NEMA MG 10-2013 conveys practical information concerning proper selection and application of polyphase induction and synchronous motors, including installation, operation, and maintenance. It may be downloaded at no cost or purchased in hardcopy for $77 on the NEMA website.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia. Its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceed $100 billion annually.

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