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NEMA publishes dimensional specifications for wiring devices.
Press Release Summary:
Apr 19, 2016 - NEMA published ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2016 Wiring Devices—Dimensional Specifications, whichÂ covers dimensional requirements for plugs and receptacles rated up to 60 A and 600 V, including dimensions for wall plates. Standard also covers plugs, receptacles, and wall plates used in most electrical installations in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Originally developed in 2012, two new configurations were added to offer increased safety for IT and datacenter applications.
Original Press Release
NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2016 Wiring Devices-Dimensional Specifications
Press release date: Apr 15, 2016
Originally developed in 2012, two new configurations were added to offer increased safety for IT and datacenter applications and one configuration was modified.
Also changed as part of the transfer of the document to an autoCAD support were
revised dimensioning format for “reference” (REF) and “typical” (TYP) dimensions to meet latest ANSI drafting standard, and
revised configuration dimensions to simplify the relationship between plug and connector for insertion and locking positions.
ANSI/NEMA WD 6-2016 is available in hard copy for $194 or electronic download at no cost on the NEMA website.
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