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NEMA publishes dimensional requirements for plugs/receptacles.
Press Release Summary:
Aug 08, 2013 - NEMA has published ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2012 Wiring Devices—Dimensional Specifications, which covers dimensional requirements for plugs and receptacles up to 60 A and 600 V. Substantive changes to current document include introduction of marking for automatically controlled receptacles adopted by NEMA and mandated by National Electrical CodeÂ®, and dimensions for single and dual 2 1/8 in. mounting plates.
Original Press Release
NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2012 Wiring Devices - Dimensional Specifications
Press release date: Aug 02, 2013
WD 6 discusses the plugs, receptacles, and cover plates (i.e., wall plates) used in almost any electrical installation such as residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
Substantive changes to the current document include:
The introduction of the marking for automatically-controlled receptacles adopted by NEMA and mandated by the National Electrical Code®
Dimensions for 2 1/8-inch mounting plates—single and dual
View the contents and scope of ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2012. To download an electronic copy at no cost or purchase a hard copy for $175, visit the NEMA website.
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