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NEMA publishes American National Standard for Electric Lamps.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 20, 2014 - NEMA has published ANSI C78.901-2014 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Single-Based Fluorescent Lamps—Dimensional and Electrical Characteristics. Standard sets forth physical and electrical characteristics required to assure interchangeability and to assist in proper application of single-based fluorescent lamps. Revision includes data sheets, for high frequency lamps, that contain information for dimming ballast design, effective January 1, 2015.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes ANSI C78.901-2014 American National Standard for Electric Lamps-Single-Based Fluorescent Lamps-Dimensional and Electrical Characteristics

Press release date: Nov 13, 2014

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.901-2014 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Single-Based Fluorescent Lamps—Dimensional and Electrical Characteristics.

This standard sets forth the physical and electrical characteristics required to assure the interchangeability and to assist in the proper application of single-based fluorescent lamps. This revision includes data sheets, for high frequency lamps, that contain information for dimming ballast design, effective January 1, 2015. It also incorporates changes to clauses regarding ballast and luminaire design.

ANSI C78.901-2014 may be purchased for $240 in electronic or hardcopy format 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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