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ANSI Committee revises ANSI C80.3- and ANSI C80.5-2015 standards.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 07, 2016 - As announced by NEMA, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C80 revised ANSI C80.3-2015, Electrical Metallic Tubing—Steel (EMT-S), and ANSI C80.5-2015, Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit—Aluminum (ERMC-A). ANSI C80.3 added requirements for alternate corrosion resistant coating and updated normative references, while ANSI C80.5 includes revised product marking requirements. Both revisions are available for download and in hard copy.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C80 Revises ANSI C80.3-2015 Electrical Metallic Tubing-Steel (EMT-S) and ANSI C80.5-2015 Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit-Aluminum (ERMC-A)

Press release date: Apr 05, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va. —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C80 revised ANSI C80.3-2015 Electrical Metallic Tubing—Steel (EMT-S) and ANSI C80.5-2015 Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit—Aluminum (ERMC-A).

ANSI C80.3 covers the requirements for steel EMT for use as a raceway for wires or cables of an electrical system. This revision includes added requirements for alternate corrosion resistant coating and updated normative references.

ANSI C80.5 covers the requirements for porthole-extruded aluminum-alloy conduit used as a raceway for the wires or cables of an electrical system. This revision included revised product marking requirements.

Both ANSI C80.3-2015 and ANSI C80.5-2015 are available in hard copy or download for $63 on the NEMA website.

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