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NEMA Publishes ANSI Standard for power system voltage ratings.

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Jan 31, 2012 - National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C84.1 Electric Power Systems and Equipment - Voltage Ratings (60 Hertz), which establishes nominal voltage ratings and operating tolerances for 60 Hz electric power systems above 100 V. Available in hard or electronic copy, this publication includes preferred voltage ratings up to and including 1,200 kV max system voltage as defined in the standard.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Publishes ANSI C84.1 Electric Power Systems and Equipment - Voltage Ratings (60 Hertz)

Press release date: Jan 30, 2012

ROSSLYN, Va-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C84.1 Electric Power Systems and Equipment - Voltage Ratings (60 Hertz).

This standard establishes nominal voltage ratings and operating tolerances for 60-hertz electric power systems above 100 volts. It includes preferred voltage ratings up to and including 1200 kV maximum system voltage, as defined in the standard.

The contents and scope of C84.1-2011 may be viewed at www.nema.org/stds/c84-1.cfm. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $68 by visiting global.ihs.com or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (U.S. only) or 303-397-7956 (international).

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its 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. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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