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Guidelines cover surface nonmetallic raceway installation.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 13, 2015 - NEMA PRP 5 provides information on proper application and installation of surface nonmetallic raceway permitted for use in dry locations, non-hazardous locations, and areas not subject to physical abuse, in accordance with NEC® and Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. Publication includes recommended practices for installation tools; handling and storage; raceway cutting, bending, securing, and supporting; fittings and boxes; wire fill; splices and taps; grounding; and installation verification.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA PRP 5-2015 Installation Guidelines for Surface Nonmetallic Raceway

Press release date: Jul 09, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA 5-2015 Installation Guidelines for Surface Nonmetallic Raceway.

NEMA PRP 5 provides information on the proper application and installation of surface nonmetallic raceway permitted for use in dry locations, non-hazardous locations, and areas not subject to physical abuse, in accordance with the National Electrical Code® and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

This new publication, which was developed by the NEMA Polymer Raceway Products Technical Committee, includes recommended practices concerning installation tools, handling and storage, raceway cutting, bending, securing and supporting, fittings and boxes, transition, divider wall(s) and accessories, wire fill, splices and taps, grounding, cleaning, and installation verification.

NEMA PRP 5-2014 may be downloaded for $0 or purchased in hard copy for $85 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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