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NEMA Paper addresses selective coordination.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 01, 2016 - NEMA published NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers. Purpose of paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding National Electrical Code® requirements for selective coordination. Paper specifically addresses how to comply with these requirements for low-voltage circuit breakers. Originally developed in 2010 by NEMA Molded Case Circuit Breakers Committee, ABP 1 has been updated to include requirements in 2014 edition of NEC.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers

Press release date: Jul 28, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA ABP 1-2016 Selective Coordination of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers. The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance to engineers regarding the National Electrical Code® (NEC) requirements for selective coordination. This paper specifically addresses how to comply with these requirements for low-voltage circuit breakers.

Originally developed in 2010 by the NEMA Molded Case Circuit Breakers Committee, ABP 1 has been updated to include the requirements in the 2014 edition of the NEC.

NEMA ABP 1-2016 may be downloaded at no cost on the NEMA website.

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

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