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NEMA publishes American National Standards for insulators.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 09, 2013 - ANSI/NEMA C29.2A covers distribution suspension-type insulators 4.25–8 in. in diameter, made of wet-process porcelain or of toughened glass, and used in the distribution of electrical energy. ANSI/NEMA C29.2B covers transmission suspension-type insulators 9 in. in diameter and larger, made of wet-process porcelain or of toughened glass, and used in the transmission of electrical energy. Contents and scope of each standard may be viewed on NEMA website.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes American National Standards for Insulators: ANSI/NEMA C29.2A-2013 and ANSI/NEMA C29.2B-2013

Press release date: Nov 26, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI/NEMA C29.2A-2013 Wet Process Porcelain and Toughened Glass—Distribution Suspension Type and ANSI/NEMA C29.2B-2013 Wet Process Porcelain and Toughened Glass—Transmission Suspension Type.

ANSI/NEMA C29.2A covers distribution suspension-type insulators 4.25 inches (108 millimeters) to 8 inches (203 millimeters) in diameter, made of wet-process porcelain or of toughened glass, and used in the distribution of electrical energy. ANSI/NEMA-2013 C29.2A may be purchased in electronic or hardcopy format for $45.

ANSI/NEMA C29.2B covers transmission suspension-type insulators 9 inches (228.6 millimeters) in diameter and larger, made of wet-process porcelain or of toughened glass, and used in the transmission of electrical energy. ANSI/NEMA C29.2B-2013 may be purchased in electronic or hardcopy format for $59.

Contents and scope of each standard may be viewed 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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